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Solid waste management

Critical review on source tracing method based on heavy metals in soil: key parameters, data processing and environmental geochemical information extraction

by Yao Q. Wang Y. Zhou G. Wu S. Li Y.

Soil and groundwater contamination and remediation

Heavy metals have significant environmental impacts on human health and ecosystems. Appropriate remediation measures can be developed based on the source characteristics of heavy metals. So tracking the source of heavy metal pollution has become a prerequisite for assessing its potential pollution...

Soil Heavy metal +3 more

Circular economy

Enhancing Concrete Durability: Sustainable Ternary Blends Incorporating Agricultural and Industrial Wastes

by Venkata Rao M. Sivagamasundari R. Subrahmanyam Raju A.

Solid Waste Management

The demand for sustainable concrete in civil infrastructure operations grows by the day, resulting in the use of agricultural and industrial byproducts and controlling high-cost nanomaterials. Ternary blended concrete is an excellent alternative to conventional concrete for long-term development by...

Nano-SiO2 Durability +2 more

Material Characterization and Mechanical Performance Study on Natural Particulates of Saccharum Spontaneum Reinforced Biodegradable Polymeric Composite

by Vellingiri S.


The present work investigated the biodegradable polymer composite through the injection molding method. The matrix material of polylactic acid (PLA) and reinforcement particulates of novel Saccharum spontaneum (SS) were incorporated into the polymer matrix in the range of 5 % to 25 %. In addition to...

Poly-lactic acid Saccharum Spontaneum +3 more

Green, environmentally friendly synthesis of MnO Nanoparticles for corrosion inhibition in mild steel

by Rajasekar V. Shyamala M. Aravind J.


This study uses green, environmentally friendly methods to synthesize manganese oxide nanoparticles (MnO-NPs) that can be applied on mild steel as a safe and eco-friendly material with corrosion inhibition attributes. Mukia madaraspatana leaf extract is effective in the green synthesis of Mno-NPs...

green synthesis Manganese oxide nanoparticles +3 more

Climate change and air pollution

Environmental Regulation, Industrial Structure and Low-Carbon Development

by Deng L.


In this paper, the provincial panel data of china from the year 2006 to 2019 are used to analyze the association among environmental regulations, industrial structure od industries and low-carbon development. The results show that regional industrial CO2 emissions in China's east, center, and west...

environmental regulation industrial structure +2 more

Quantifying the carbon sequestration potential of different soil management practices aimed at increasing organic content in soil and reducing the usage of chemical inputs

by Kaur M. Nagabhooshanam N. Sharma P.

Climate change mitigation and adaptation

The global imperative to address climate change and promote sustainable agriculture has underscored the critical role of soil management practices in enhancing carbon sequestration and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. This research focuses on quantifying the carbon sequestration potential of...

Carbon Sequestration Soil management practices +3 more

Water and wastewater

Enhanced visible light photocatalytic activity of SDBS/C/Nd/TiO2 synthesized by using anionic surfactant SDBS as template agent

by Li C.

Water treatment

The catalyst SDBS/C/Nd/TiO2 was synthesized by sol-gel method using TiO2 co-doped with C and Nd and anionic surfactant SDBS as template agent. The prepared photocatalysts were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron (SEM), X-ray photoelectron spectrometer (XPS) and UV-vis diffuse...

Sol-gel method Anionic surfactant +3 more

Sustainable Solutions for Heavy Metal Contamination: Characterization and Regeneration of Water Hyacinth Biosorbent in Wastewater Treatment

by Rabiranjan M. Santhi G. Yuvarani P. Priyanka B. Amudha K. Karuna M.

Water and Wastewater Treatment

The water hyacinth biosorbent has undergone thorough characterization and assessment for its capacity to remove heavy metals, specifically Pb(II) and Hg(II), from aqueous solutions. Notably, the biosorbent demonstrated an impressive maximum adsorption capacity for Pb and Hg, reaching values of 158.7...

Water Hyacinth Biosorption +3 more