A Novelhybrid Bio-System for Wastewater Treatment Using Algerian Agricultural Wastes

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Abstract

The development of a new clean, easy to handle process with similar efficiency to that of the conventional process is one of the most important challenges in green chemistry investigation. In this study, a new hybrid process was investigated; coupling coagulation-flocculation with adsorption using abundant and natural bioproducts (Chitosan and Ammi visnaga). The Chitosan/Ammi visnaga (coagulation/adsorption) system was studied for its Brilliant Green dye removal capacity. This new technique seems to be a good alternative method for wastewater treatment, showing satisfactory results with high rates of elimination that range around 90 %.

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