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  1. Inadequate collection and improper disposal of municipal waste have a direct negative impact on cities. Disease occurrence in Obio-Akpor (Port Harcourt metropolis, Nigeria) was suspected and linked to the prol...

    Authors: Donatus A. Okpara, Marianna Kharlamova and Vladimir Grachev

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:4

    Content type: Research

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  2. Vegetation traffic barriers along roads can be an effective structure to improve roadside air quality and to reduce human exposure to traffic air pollutants. However, the selection of the plant species should ...

    Authors: Sunita Shrestha, Badri Baral, Narayan Babu Dhital and Hsi-Hsien Yang

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:3

    Content type: Research

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  3. The release of textile dyes from the industries to the environment has become a significant health issue to humans and their surroundings, where a large number of dyes are wasted to the nearby water during the...

    Authors: Soumya Menon, Happy Agarwal and Venkat Kumar Shanmugam

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:2

    Content type: Research

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  4. The municipal solid wastes (MSW) management technologies in most cities of developing countries pose a continuous risk of contaminating the environment and affecting human health adversely; often because MSW t...

    Authors: Edwin N. Richard, Askwar Hilonga, Revocatus L. Machunda and Karoli N. Njau

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:1

    Content type: Research

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  5. Natural coagulants from plants resources have gained a lot of attention as it is renewable, biodegradable, non-hazardous, lower cost, and less sludge generated compared to chemical coagulants. However there ar...

    Authors: Hans Kristianto, Edwin Reynaldi, Susiana Prasetyo and Asaf K. Sugih

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:32

    Content type: Research

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  6. This study is focused on electrical energy generation in a double-compartment microbial fuel cell. Carbon felt impregnated with multi-walled carbon nanotubes was used as an anode, which contained gold nanopart...

    Authors: Sandy L. Calderon, Pilar García Avelino, Angélica María Baena-Moncada, Ana Lucía Paredes-Doig and Adolfo La Rosa-Toro

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:31

    Content type: Research

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  7. The present work determines efficiency of domestic food waste like tea waste in removing indigo carmine from synthetic textile wastewater. Carbonaceous material (tea waste) has been employed and it showed remo...

    Authors: Dolanchapa Sikdar, Sudipta Goswami and Papita Das

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:30

    Content type: Research

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  8. In the present study a yeast strain isolated from industrial wastewater, identified as Candida tropicalis, showed chromium (Cr) tolerance level up to 5 mM. Yeast grown in minimal salt medium containing Cr (VI) io...

    Authors: Sidra Ilyas, Dilara A. Bukhari and Abdul Rehman

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:29

    Content type: Research

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  9. Manufacturing industries are one of the important emission sectors of anthropogenic volatile organic compounds (VOCs). In this study, VOC emission factors, relative ozone formation potential (ROFP) and relativ...

    Authors: Hsi-Hsien Yang, Sunil Kumar Gupta and Narayan Babu Dhital

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:28

    Content type: Research

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  10. The main objective of this study is to develop a decision-making tool for the design of the optimal municipal solid waste (MSW) facilities based on superstructure optimization. Currently, the disposal of MSW i...

    Authors: Channarong Puchongkawarin and Supatpong Mattaraj

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:27

    Content type: Research

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  11. This article shows how pine sawdust residues can be used to adsorb nickel ions from synthetic solutions and then to produce porous bricks for civil construction using a mixture of natural clay and biomass cont...

    Authors: Daiana Simón, Nancy Quaranta, Sebastián Gass, Raúl Procaccini and Adrián Cristóbal

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:26

    Content type: Research

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  12. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Sandipan Bhattacharya, Priya Banerjee, Papita Das, Avijit Bhowal, Subrata Kumar Majumder and Pallab Ghosh

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:25

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:17

  13. This study investigated the effect of low and high chemical oxygen demand (COD):N ratios on biological nitrogen removal and microbial distributions in full-scale step-feed (SF) municipal wastewater treatment p...

    Authors: Supaporn Phanwilai, Pongsak Noophan, Chi-Wang Li and Kwang-Ho Choo

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:24

    Content type: Research

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  14. Using activated carbon (AC) as thin layer capping to reduce mercury (Hg) released from contaminated sediment is a feasible and durable remediation approach. However, several aqueous factors could greatly affec...

    Authors: Chi Chen, Yu Ting, Boon-Lek Ch’ng and Hsing-Cheng Hsi

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:22

    Content type: Research

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  15. This study presents solid waste management planning in an urban green area, Bangkok, Thailand based on the material flow analysis (MFA) and life cycle assessment (LCA). Global warming potential (GWP) of four s...

    Authors: Indika Thushari, Juckrit Vicheanteab and Dao Janjaroen

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:21

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  16. Rare earth elements (REE) are essential for the production of technological devices. However, their high demand and low availability, together with an increase in electronic waste generation, compel the develo...

    Authors: Astrid D. Toache-Pérez, Ana M. Bolarín-Miró, Félix Sánchez-De Jesús and Gretchen T. Lapidus

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:20

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  17. The study investigates the performance of Cu2+ as dissolved cathodic electron-shuttle mediator (dcESM) for simultaneous Cr6+ reduction and electricity generation in a microbial fuel cell (MFC) at pH 2 and 4 condi...

    Authors: Praveena Gangadharan and Indumathi M. Nambi

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:19

    Content type: Research

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  18. The feasibility of using wood-derived biochar (BC) to remove Pb, Mn, and Cu from landfill leachate was investigated and modeled in this study. BC was produced under the pyrolytic temperature of 740 °C. The eff...

    Authors: Ali Daryabeigi Zand and Maryam Rabiee Abyaneh

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:18

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  19. Unplanned and unmonitored developmental activities have resulted in a rapid emergence of pollutants like pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) in the environment. These PPCPs are considered as pot...

    Authors: Sandipan Bhattacharya, Priya Banerjee, Papita Das, Avijit Bhowal, Subrata Kumar Majumder and Pallab Ghosh

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:17

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:25

  20. The use of non-noble metal catalyst as electrode for energy harvesting device have drawn great deal of attention owing to its distinct features. In this work, cobalt oxide has been directly fabricated on carbo...

    Authors: Vinothkumar Veeramani, Kanimozhi Rajangam and Jaya Nagendran

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:16

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  21. Despite their massive application in tea plantation, synthetic pyrethroids had never been detected in tropical soils of tea plantation thus their risk has never been assessed. This research reported the detect...

    Authors: Miranti Ariyani, Mariska Margaret Pitoi, Tiny Agustini Koesmawati, Hilman Maulana, Een Sri Endah and Retno Yusiasih

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:15

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  22. The biofertilizer quality of anaerobically codigested agroindustrial residues from brewer’s spent grain and palm oil mill effluent was evaluated after supplementation with different livestock manure in order t...

    Authors: Uduak U. Ndubuisi-Nnaji, Utibe A. Ofon, Nicanor I. Ekponne and Nnanake-Abasi O. Offiong

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:14

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  23. The idea of green mining was proposed as a practical approach to make the mining industry more sustainable than before. Green mining is a contemporary mining model centered on the sustainability of resources, ...

    Authors: Jinhui Chen, Izhar Mithal Jiskani, Chen Jinliang and Hui Yan

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:13

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  24. Different types of agro-industrial wastes including lignocellulosic wastes, carbohydrate and protein-rich wastes, syrup wastes and glycerol wastes were explored as biodiesel feedstocks. This strategy not only ...

    Authors: Saithip Sae-ngae, Benjamas Cheirsilp, Yasmi Louhasakul, Thunwadee Tachapattaworakul Suksaroj and Punyanich Intharapat

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:11

    Content type: Research

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  25. Effective microbes (EM) are the coexisting naturally occurring useful microbes applied as inoculant to enhance the beneficial microflora of the soil ecosystem to facilitate agricultural production. The partici...

    Authors: Kalyani Naik, Snehasish Mishra, Haragobinda Srichandan, Puneet Kumar Singh and Abhishek Choudhary

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:10

    Content type: Review

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  26. The current work explores the treatment of dye wastewater using the combination of photocatalysis and ceramic nanofiltration process. Commercial ceramic membrane and titanium dioxide (TiO2) photocatalyst were use...

    Authors: Naresh Yadav Donkadokula, Anand Kishore Kola and Devendra Saroj

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:9

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  27. Anthropogenic activities impact the major ion composition of fresh water sources. The inorganic species are likely to be influenced by mineral dissolution, mineral precipitation, redox and ion-exchange reactio...

    Authors: Sudhakar Rao, Nitish V. Mogili, Priscilla A and Lydia A

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:8

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  28. The optimization of degradation processes and the management of leachate and biogas produced in landfills are key aspects for the establishment of more sustainable municipal solid waste (MSW) disposal in devel...

    Authors: John J. Sandoval-Cobo, Miguel R. Casallas-Ojeda, Lina Carabalí-Orejuela, Anyi Muñoz-Chávez, Diana M. Caicedo-Concha, Luis F. Marmolejo-Rebellón and Patricia Torres-Lozada

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:7

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  29. In wastewater treatment, biological nitrogen removal is an important topic, and the optimal condition for it is a mesophilic environment. This study developed a thermophilic microbial fuel cells (thermo-MFCs) ...

    Authors: Kuo-Ti Chen, Min-Der Bai, Hui-Yun Yang, Yu-Ching Chen, Wen-Jang Lu and Chihpin Huang

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:5

    Content type: Research

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  30. In the present study, an effort has been made to sequester automobile exhaust gases from a petroleum based engine using microalgae Scenedesmus quadricauda. The automobile selected for the present study was a two ...

    Authors: Pooja Kandimalla, Priyanka Vatte and Chandra Sekhar Rao Bandaru

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:4

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  31. Textile wastewater containing toxic dyes needs efficient treatment before being released into the environment. Certain dyes are known or presumed to have carcinogenic potential for humans. In this work, hybrid...

    Authors: Hanane Afanga, Hicham Zazou, Fatima Ezzahra Titchou, Youness Rakhila, Rachid Ait Akbour, Abdellah Elmchaouri, Jaafar Ghanbaja and Mohamed Hamdani

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2020 30:2

    Content type: Research

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  32. Photocatalyst of hydroxyapatite–nano TiO2 (HAp-nTiO2) was prepared from phosphatation of calcined cockle (Anadara granosa) shells followed by dispersion of nano TiO2 powder into HAp precipitate and calcination at...

    Authors: Is Fatimah, Della Fahrani, Tia Harmawantika, Imam Sahroni, Azlan Kamari, Cecep Sa’bana Rahmatillah and Rico Nurillahi

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2019 29:40

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  33. The purpose of this study was to develop an organic wood preservative from the liquid extract of Neem tree (Azadirachta indica). This product has the potential in controlling the fast deterioration of coco wood b...

    Authors: Froilan P. Ney, Dannielle Claudette L. Malco, Delia B. Senoro and Merian Catajay-Mani

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2019 29:39

    Content type: Research

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  34. Metro Manila, Philippines and other urban areas have reached internationally known unacceptable levels of pollution where about 80% can be attributed to vehicular emissions. The Weather Research and Forecastin...

    Authors: Jacob Alberto Garcia, Edgar Vallar, Maria Cecilia Galvez and Gerry Bagtasa

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2019 29:38

    Content type: Research

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  35. Mining and related activities cause severe degradation of ambient air quality. A study of particulate matter (PM) across transportation, mining and control (C) sites for dust attenuation capacity (DAC) in sele...

    Authors: Shailendra K. Singh, Ranjeet K. Singh, Raj S. Singh, Debjit Pal, Krishnakant K. Singh and Pradeep K. Singh

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2019 29:37

    Content type: Research

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  36. Recently, there are increased efforts by municipals and researchers to investigate the potential of utilizing municipal solid wastes (MSW) for resources recovery. In many parts of developing countries, MSW is ...

    Authors: Edwin N. Richard, Askwar Hilonga, Revocatus L. Machunda and Karoli N. Njau

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2019 29:36

    Content type: Review

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  37. Waste recycling with increasing the lifecycle of resource is a novel approach for enhancing circular economy. Within this context, this study aims to give a second life cycle to phosphogypsum (PG) waste, which...

    Authors: Safae Oumnih, Nadia Bekkouch, El Khadir Gharibi, Nathalie Fagel, Kamal Elhamouti and Meriam El Ouahabi

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2019 29:35

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  38. The paper describes the implementation of a photo-voltaic thermal (PVT) system for a student hostel located in Singapore to cater for hot water requirements of the hostel and a part of electricity requirement....

    Authors: Sivanand Somasundaram and Andrew A. O. Tay

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2019 29:34

    Content type: Research

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  39. Various processes that have been successfully developed for wastewater treatment (treatment of industrial wastes/effluents) have been surveyed with special reference to biological treatment including design of...

    Authors: C. M. Narayanan and Vikas Narayan

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2019 29:33

    Content type: Review

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  40. Digital soil mapping for soil texture is mostly an understanding of how soil texture fractions vary in space as influenced by environmental variables mainly derived from the digital elevation model (DEM). In t...

    Authors: Jeremy P. Mondejar and Alejandro F. Tongco

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2019 29:31

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  41. The present investigation summarizes the synthesis and characterization of zinc and boron co-doped TiO2 nano catalyst by sol gel method at relatively low temperature and explored the optimum reaction parameters f...

    Authors: Ravi Kumar Mulpuri, Siva Rao Tirukkovalluri, Manga Raju Imandi, Shaik Abdul Alim and Venkata Divya Lakshmi Kapuganti

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2019 29:29

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  42. In aquaculture systems, insufficient nutrients impede shrimp growth while excessive amounts of nutrient inputs lead to environmental degradation and unnecessary high investment. A study of in-out nutrient budg...

    Authors: Pasicha Chaikaew, Natcha Rugkarn, Varot Pongpipatwattana and Vorapot Kanokkantapong

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2019 29:28

    Content type: Research

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  43. In this study, the adsorbent of Crystal Violet (CV) and Methylene Blue (MB) dyes was synthesized from the hybridization of Spirulina sp. algae biomass with silica as a matrix (ASS). Hybridization of Spirulina sp....

    Authors: Buhani, Suharso, Ismi Aditiya, Radho Al Kausar, Sumadi and Rinawati

    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2019 29:27

    Content type: Research

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