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Hydrogel-based superadsorbents for efficient removal of heavy metals in industrial wastewater treatment and environmental conservation

Superadsorbent hydrogels have become a viable solution to the urgent problem of industrial wastewater contamination. This paper offers a thorough analysis of the most recent advancements in superadsorbent...

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Plastic wastes derived carbon materials for green energy and sustainable environmental applications

Plastic waste has become a serious environmental issue and has attracted increasing attention. Various treatment technologies have been developed for the remediation of this waste, including degradation,...

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UiO-66(Zr)-based functional materials for water purification: An updated review

UiO-66, as a kind of classic metal-organic frameworks (MOFs), was foreseen as one of the most promising MOF materials for practical water purification, benefiting from its merits of rich pores, super-huge...

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Recent advances in the fixed-electrode capacitive deionization (CDI): Innovations in electrode materials and applications

Conventional capacitive deionization (CDI), originally developed as a promising desalination technique based on the formation of electric double layers (EDLs) at the surface of porous electrodes, has...

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Recent advances in electrochemical removal and recovery of phosphorus from water: A review

Phosphorus (P) is an essential microelement for biota. Phosphate minerals obtained through subsurface mining are the main sources of P. Phosphate-bearing rocks are nonrenewable and reserves are limited,...

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Facile green synthesis of zinc oxide nanoparticles: Its photocatalytic and electrochemical sensor for the determination of paracetamol and D-glucose

The nanocrystalline zinc oxide (ZnO) was produced utilizing a bio-combustion process with Aloe vera latex extract (Avle) as the fuel. The XRD method proved the nanocrystalline nature and phase of ZnO....

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Environment-sensitive and fast room temperature CO2 gas sensor based on ZnO, NiO and Ni-ZnO nanocomposite materials

In contrast to other ZnO and NiO-based sensors, ZnO, NiO, and Ni-ZnO-based sensors were fabricated for this work in order to enhance CO2 gas sensing properties at various concentrations. Nanomaterials...

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Flotation Enhancement of sedimentary phosphate ores by cornstarch as an environmental depressant: Modeling and analysis using full factorial design (FFD) and artificial neural network (ANN) approaches

The present work attempts to highlight different facets of corn starch as an environmentally friendly depressant using soybean oil as a collector. The important influence of parameters such as pH, collector...

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Application of COFs in capture/conversion of CO2 and elimination of organic/inorganic pollutants

Large amounts of various (in)organic pollutants and CO2 are released into the environment with the fast development of agriculture and industry, which results in the environmental pollution and climate...

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Metal sulfide-based catalysts in advanced oxidation processes for water decontamination

Due to its unique physical and chemical properties, metal sulfide has been proven to be a promising ideal candidate for metal oxide catalysts and has been widely used in many catalytic fields. In recent...

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Environmental resilience with 2D materials: A futuristic perspective

Two-dimensional (2D) materials have garnered a lot of attention in recent times due to their wide applicability in various areas. These materials exhibit a unique combination of structural and chemical...

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Light-response adsorption and desorption behaviors of metal–organic frameworks

Metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) are ideal adsorbents because of their porous structure, ultra-large specific surface area, abundant active sites, and specific surface charge. Recently, light-response...

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Advances in dual-functional photocatalysis for simultaneous reduction of hexavalent chromium and oxidation of organics in wastewater

The solar-driven photocatalytic process has been evolved as a promising technology for both hexavalent chromium reduction and organic pollutants oxidation. Although both reactions are based on the same...

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Recent progress of modified CeO2-based materials for photocatalytic environmental remediation and antibacterial activity

The rapid development of industrialization and urbanization has led to serious environmental pollution. As an environmentally friendly and sustainable energy source, solar-driven semiconductor photocatalysis...

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Microwave-assisted synthesis of bimetallic NiCo-MOF-74 with enhanced open metal site for efficient CO2 capture

Metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) containing two different inorganic metal nodes (known as bimetallic MOFs) could exhibit enhanced CO2 adsorption compared to their monometallic counterparts. Herein, a...

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Remediation of cadmium and chromium using modified Vitex doniana waste plant Seed's biochar in quarry site surface water

Industrial effluents contain hazardous combinations of suspended particulates and dissolved solids in various ratios; the wastewater from cementitious material production activities is no exception....

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Recent progress on single-atom catalysts in advanced oxidation processes for water treatment

Single-atom catalysts (SACs), consisting of metal single atoms and supporting materials, have shown remarkable potential due to their ultrahigh catalytic performances, maximum atomic utilization and...

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Comprehensive insight into heterogeneous persulfate activation for environmental pollutants degradation: Approaches and mechanism

The heterogeneous activation of persulfate-based advanced oxidation processes (persulfate AOPs) has been defined as potential wastewater treatment methods due to their excellent chemical reactivity....

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Enhancement of biogas production from sludge anaerobic digestion via supplementing magnetic co-pyrolysis biochar: Dosage response and syntrophic metabolism

The addition of conductive materials to promote anaerobic digestion (AD) via direct interspecies electron transfer (DIET) has been attracted extensive attention, whereas seldom focused on the effect...

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Immobilization of the crude enzyme extracted from Stenotrophomonas sp. GYH within modified zeolitic imidazolate framework (ZIF-8-NH2) and its application in trichloromethane removal

Enzyme immobilization, due to its higher effective density in a limited micro space, can effectively improve the removal efficiency for some recalcitrant compounds. Metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) have...

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Persulfate-based advanced oxidation processes: The new hope brought by nanocatalyst immobilization

Persulfate-based advanced oxidation processes (persulfate-AOPs) offer great promise for environmental remediation, with heterogeneous catalysts providing the backbone of many wastewater purification...

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A review of biochar functionalized by thermal air oxidation

Biochar, the product of anaerobic pyrolysis of biomass, has attracted immense interest not only as an adsorbent in agricultural and environmental remediation applications but also as a carbonaceous...

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Recent advances in molybdenum disulfide-based advanced oxidation processes

Molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) is an emerging class of heterogeneous catalyst in advanced oxidation processes (AOPs). Featuring a two-dimensional structure, good conductivity, photo-response, reductive...

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Incipient wetness impregnation to prepare bismuth-modified all-silica beta zeolite for efficient radioactive iodine capture

The economical and effective capture of radioactive iodine has always been an important field of research in the reprocessing of spent fuel. In this work, we successfully prepared a novel bismuth-modified...

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Photothermal conversion of CO2 to fuel with nickel-based catalysts: A review

Converting CO2 to fuel is a promising strategy to mitigate the greenhouse effect and achieve ‘carbon neutrality’. Photothermal catalysis has been widely used for CO2 reduction because it effectively...

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