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  1. This study investigated and compared several improvement strategies to increase the yield and quality of exopolymeric substances (EPS) from Bacillus cereus. This includes co-culturing of B. cereus with Trichoderm...

    Authors: Caleb Cheah, Yuen Lin Cheow and Adeline Su Yien Ting
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2022 32:9
  2. In this study, the production of indoor humidity-buffering coatings (IHC-s) from recycling waste silica sludges by using a room-temperature sol-gel method which is a simple and energy-efficient route is report...

    Authors: Chi-Hong Kuok, Wahid Dianbudiyanto and Shou-Heng Liu
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2022 32:8
  3. Titanium dioxide (TiO2) nanoparticles were functionalized with maleic anhydride (MA). The extension of adsorbed MA on the TiO2 was evaluated by ultrasonic and magnetic stirring. Total Organic Carbon and Thermogra...

    Authors: Pável César Hernández Del Castillo, Saúl Robles Manuel, Facundo Ruiz and Vicente Rodríguez González
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2022 32:7
  4. Recycling of waste printed circuit boards (PCBs) has attracted increasing attention because of its high annually produced amount and high content of gold. In this study, gold recovery from waste PCBs was carri...

    Authors: Yu-Fong Huang, Szu-Ling Chou and Shang-Lien Lo
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2022 32:6
  5. An adequate water supply is essential for the continued and sustainable growth of the Balinese economy. In addition to mounting water demand, Bali’s water supply has been constrained by high levels of water po...

    Authors: Saroj Kumar Chapagain, Geetha Mohan, Andi Besse Rimba, Carolyn Payus, I. Made Sudarma and Kensuke Fukushi
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2022 32:5
  6. Photocatalytic degradation of Methylene Blue (MB) by zinc oxide/zeolite socony mobile-5 (ZnO/ZSM-5) composites was investigated. The ZSM-5 material was synthesized from red mud by a two-step hydrothermal metho...

    Authors: Hellna Tehubijuluw, Riki Subagyo, Yuly Kusumawati and Didik Prasetyoko
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2022 32:4
  7. The purpose of this work was to transform a regional biowaste into value-added chemicals and products through a modest thermo-catalytic pyrolysis process. ZSM-11 (Zeolite Socony Mobile-11) zeolites modified by...

    Authors: Carla S. Fermanelli, Adrián Chiappori, Liliana B. Pierella and Clara Saux
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2022 32:3
  8. Rhizome extract of Bergenia ciliata was used as a bio-functional reducing material for the green synthesis of copper oxide nanoparticles (CuO NPs). CuO NPs were characterized using ultraviolet–visible spectroscop...

    Authors: Kanika Dulta, Gözde Koşarsoy Ağçeli, Parveen Chauhan, Rohit Jasrotia, P. K. Chauhan and Joshua O. Ighalo
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2022 32:2
  9. Clogging and odor is strongly associated with ureolytic biomineralization in waterless and low-flow urinal drainage systems in high usage settings. These blockages continue to hinder widespread waterless and l...

    Authors: Kahui Lim, Harold Leverenz, Cara Wademan and Samantha Barnum
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2022 32:1
  10. The present study discusses the synthesis of Nb doped TiO2/reduced graphene oxide (rGO) intercalated nanocomposites via sol-gel route at a lower temperature by using different loading amounts of graphene oxide (G...

    Authors: Neradabilli Prabhakarrao, Tirukkovalluri Siva Rao, Kapuganti Venkata Divya Lakshmi, Gorli Divya, Genji Jaishree, Imandi Manga Raju and Shaik Abdul Alim
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:37
  11. Global access to sanitary water is of utmost importance to human health. Presently, textile dye water pollution and cigarette pollution are both plaguing the environment. Herein, waste cigarette filters (CFs) ...

    Authors: Samantha Macchi, Zane Alsebai, Fumiya Watanabe, Arooba Ilyas, Shiraz Atif, Tito Viswanathan and Noureen Siraj
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:36
  12. The annual worldwide production of coffee exceeds 10 million tons, and more than 90% of this production is waste, including the husk. On the other hand, plastic consumption increases every year, and sustainabl...

    Authors: Leyla Y. Jaramillo, Mauricio Vásquez-Rendón, Sergio Upegui, Juan C. Posada and Manuel Romero-Sáez
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:34
  13. The treatment of tannery wastewaters is a complex task due to the complexity of the waste: a mixture of several pollutants, both anionic and cationic as well as organic macromolecules which are very hard to tr...

    Authors: Giacomo Boldrini, Caterina Sgarlata, Isabella Lancellotti, Luisa Barbieri, Marco Giorgetti, Michela Ciabocco, Silvia Zamponi, Mario Berrettoni and Cristina Leonelli
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:33
  14. The adsorption process of the industrialized dye Isolan Dark Blue 2SGL-01 (IDB) onto (Mg-Zn)/(Al-Fe)-(CO3)/Cl layered double hydroxides (LDHs) coded LDH21 and LDH22 and its calcined products CLDHs (CLDH21 and CLD...

    Authors: Ibrahim M. M. Kenawy, Medhat A. H. Hafez, Abdalla A. Mousa, Zainab Abd Elbary and Khaled S. Abou-El-Sherbini
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:32
  15. Environmental risks imposed by anti-cancer drugs and their degradation products are a major concern worldwide. The consumption of anticancer drugs is increasing throughout the years and conventional water trea...

    Authors: Yolande Saab, Zahi Nakad and Rita Rahme
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:31
  16. This study focused on elucidating disposable bamboo chopstick (DBC) waste generation rate and identifying the appropriate carbonization temperature for recycling DBC waste as a renewable energy resource. A sur...

    Authors: Supin Jodnok, Pairaya Choeisai, Chaiyaput Kruehong and Krit Choeisai
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:30
  17. Arsenic is a carcinogenic substance, with many cases of poisoning related to arsenic pollution in groundwater. In Taiwan arsenic in groundwater caused the notorious Blackfoot disease. Methods for arsenic remov...

    Authors: Chih-Kuei Chen, Jia-Jia Chen, Nhat-Thien Nguyen, Thuy-Trang Le, Nguyen-Cong Nguyen and Chang-Tang Chang
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:29
  18. Usages of hospital sludge as a biochar adsorbent for wastewater treatment plants were investigated. Microwave carbonization was used to carbonize the sludge and then chemically activated with ZnCl2 to increase su...

    Authors: Chih-Kuei Chen, Nhat-Thien Nguyen, Thuy-Trang Le, Cong-Chinh Duong and Thi-Thanh Duong
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:28
  19. Natural adsorbents are a good alternative to remove antibiotic residues from wastewater. In this study, the adsorption capacity of sulfamethoxazole (SMX) onto sugarcane bagasse (SB) and corn cob (CC) in a cont...

    Authors: Diego Juela, Mayra Vera, Christian Cruzat, Ximena Alvarez and Eulalia Vanegas
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:27
  20. Herein, a KFeS2 whisker was formed in mass production at a low temperature, with waste cold-rolling sludge as Fe source, which exhibited good performance in the removal of Zn/Ni from real electroplating effluent....

    Authors: Dongxu Liang, Yu Chen, Suiyi Zhu, Yidi Gao, Tong Sun, Kyonghun Ri and Xinfeng Xie
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:25
  21. Landfills are urban stocks and resource reservoirs for potential energy recovery. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the amount of energy that could be recovered from aged waste (around 5–20 yr old) reco...

    Authors: Venkata Ravi Sankar Cheela, Michele John and Brajesh Dubey
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:24
  22. In this study, thin-film composite with embedded polyester screen, cellulose triacetate with a cast nonwoven and cellulose triacetate with embedded polyester screen (CTA-ES) was examined as the intermediate me...

    Authors: Nan Jiang, Li Huang, Manhong Huang, Teng Cai, Jialing Song, Shengyang Zheng, Jili Guo, Zhuang Kong and Liang Chen
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:22
  23. A laboratory scale, 1.0 CMM (m3 min− 1) wet scrubber packed with water-absorbing honeycomb material (HWS) with a very large geometric surface area of 480 m2 m− 3 and a low pressure drop developed in our previous ...

    Authors: Thi-Cuc Le, Gung-Hwa Hong, Guan-Yu Lin, Ziyi Li, David Y. H. Pui, Yi-Ling Liou, Bing-Tsai Wang and Chuen-Jinn Tsai
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:21
  24. Adoption of the circular economy concept to utilize wastes and by-products from the cassava starch industry for biogas production has been considered a viable option. The annual generation of wastewater and ca...

    Authors: Ruenrom Lerdlattaporn, Chantaraporn Phalakornkule, Sivalee Trakulvichean and Warinthorn Songkasiri
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:20
  25. The vast amount of not-recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle waste is a serious threat to the environment. In order to utilize the waste, PET ultrafiltration membranes were prepared using PET bottle...

    Authors: Samuel P. Kusumocahyo, Syarifa K. Ambani and Shelly Marceline
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:19
  26. This study investigated the potential of sediments accumulated in sewer systems to record human activities through the occurrence of drug target residues (DTR). The installation studied is 17 m deep undergroun...

    Authors: Thomas Thiebault, Laëtitia Fougère, Anaëlle Simonneau, Emilie Destandau, Claude Le Milbeau and Jérémy Jacob
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:18
  27. Biomass of algae is a very potent adsorbent for absorbing aqueous waste containing heavy metals and organic dyes. This study purposes to confirm the ability of adsorbents from green algae Nannochloropsis sp. modi...

    Authors: Buhani, Tri Agus Wijayanti, Suharso, Sumadi and Muslim Ansori
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:17
  28. The drinking water treatment plants (DWTPs) in the developing countries urgently need an efficient pre-treatment for nitrate (NO3) removal to cope with the increasing NO3 pollution in raw water. An upflow sludg...

    Authors: Seow Wah How, Choo Xiang Ting, Jing Ying Yap, Ching Yi Kwang, Chee Keong Tan, Wilasinee Yoochatchaval, Kazuaki Syutsubo and Adeline Seak May Chua
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:16
  29. Aiming to mitigate wastewater pollution arising from the palm oil industry, this university-industry research-and-development project focused on the integration of serial treatment processes, including the use...

    Authors: Yeit Haan Teow, Meng Teck Chong, Kah Chun Ho and Abdul Wahab Mohammad
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:15
  30. Leachate is produced from sanitary landfills containing various pollutants, including heavy metals. This study aimed to determine the resistance of bacteria isolated from non-active sanitary landfill leachate ...

    Authors: Muhammad Fauzul Imron, Setyo Budi Kurniawan and Siti Rozaimah Sheikh Abdullah
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:14
  31. The purification of the primary treated domestic sewage was performed in the present study through the horizontal sub-surface flow constructed wetland (CW) of 10 × 3.5 m dimension. The study was performed usin...

    Authors: Reetika Shukla, Deepak Gupta, Gurudatta Singh and Virendra Kumar Mishra
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:13
  32. Due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease there is a need for public water supply of the highest quality. Adequate levels of chlorine allow immediate elimination of harmful bacteria and viruses and ...

    Authors: Fernando García-Ávila, Alex Avilés-Añazco, Juan Ordoñez-Jara, Christian Guanuchi-Quezada, Lisveth Flores del Pino and Lía Ramos-Fernández
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:12
  33. Organic amendments favor the development of sustainable agriculture by using less chemical fertilizers. In this way, the use of digestates from anaerobic digestion as soil conditioners in agriculture has been ...

    Authors: Brayan Alexis Parra-Orobio, María Paula Rotavisky-Sinisterra, Andrea Pérez-Vidal, Luis Fernando Marmolejo-Rebellón and Patricia Torres-Lozada
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:11
  34. Due to the quest to meet a basic need – food, vast potentials of numerous African crops have remained unexplored. Cucumeropsis mannii, an invaluable West African melon, is cultivated for its edible proteinous oil...

    Authors: Onyeka Stanislaus Okwundu, Chimezie John Chiama, Chinedu James Chiama, Pius Charles Ucheagwu, Ekene Kingsley Uzoma, Chukwujekwu Augustine Okaro and Obiora Ebuka Muojama
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:10
  35. In this study, leaf and frond date palm waste as feedstock was used to derive biochars. The effects of pyrolysis temperatures on their physical and chemical properties, and their capacity to remove copper, iro...

    Authors: Banu Sizirici, Yohanna Haile Fseha, Ibrahim Yildiz, Thomas Delclos and Abbas Khaleel
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:9
  36. This study identified a common Streptomyces sp. (MN262194) from forest soil as an efficient decolorizer of triphenylmethane (TPM) dyes. Partial 16S rRNA sequencing identified the isolate as possibly Streptomyces ...

    Authors: Nurul Hidayah Adenan, Yau Yan Lim and Adeline Su Yien Ting
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:8
  37. pH, oxidation-reduction potential (ORP) and dissolved oxygen (DO) concentration are important parameters in water quality surveillance and treatment. The changes of these parameters are associated with electro...

    Authors: Augustine Chung Wei Yap, Hwang Sheng Lee, Joo Ling Loo and Nuruol Syuhadaa Mohd
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:7
  38. The present work mainly aimed to synthesize different weight percentages (0.25–1.00 wt%) of Manganese (Mn2+) and Magnesium (Mg2+) bimetal ions doped TiO2 nanomaterial assisted with different weight percentages (5...

    Authors: Sankara Rao Miditana, Siva Rao Tirukkovalluri, Imandi Manga Raju, Shaik Abdul Alim, Genji Jaishree and M. L. V. Prasanna Chippada
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:6
  39. Land farming technique was used to treat hydrocarbon contaminated soil collected from a crude oil spill sites in Edo State, Nigeria. Calibrated standard auger was used to collect soil samples from the site at ...

    Authors: Ehizonomhen S. Okonofua, Kayode H. Lasisi and Eguakhide Atikpo
    Citation: Sustainable Environment Research 2021 31:5
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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
  43. 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
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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

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