Treatment of Dye Containing Wastewater Using Agricultural Biomass Derived Magnetic Adsorbents

  • A. Saravanan
  • P. Senthil Kumar
  • P. R. Yaashikaa
Part of the Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World book series (ECSW, volume 38)


As of late, different mechanical exercises have genuinely contaminated the earth. Because of the low working expenses and high adaptability, adsorption is considered as a standout amongst the best advances for poison administration. Agricultural waste has free and permeable structures and contains utilitarian gatherings, for example, the carboxyl gathering and hydroxyl gathering, so it can be considered as an organic adsorption material. Agrarian waste has the benefits of an extensive variety of sources, it requires minimal effort, and it is sustainable. It has a decent prospect for the far-reaching usage of assets when utilized for natural contamination control. Attractive partition of lethal toxins is turning into a potential technique in wastewater treatment and is found to have prevalent criticalness in the evacuation of dyes even more so than regular techniques for medicines. Various characteristics and engineered adsorbents were utilized. This chapter talks about the amalgamation of magnetic adsorbents from rural waste and their applications in overwhelming dye expulsion. The general strategies for preparing attractive adsorbents and the components of overwhelming dye sorption are additionally investigated in detail. The resultant agricultural biomass inferred attractive adsorbents displayed a permeable structure with a higher particular surface area and more oxygen-containing practical gatherings than its carbonaceous antecedent. Along these lines, this chapter proposes magnetic-based materials as potential contenders for wastewater treatment.


Wastewater treatment Dye removal Adsorption Magnetic biosorbents Agro biomass 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Saravanan
    • 1
  • P. Senthil Kumar
    • 2
  • P. R. Yaashikaa
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BiotechnologyRajalakshmi Engineering CollegeChennaiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Chemical EngineeringSSN College of EngineeringChennaiIndia

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