Overview of biologically digested leachate treatment using adsorption

Azreen Ibrahim, and Abu Zahrim Yaser, (2018) Overview of biologically digested leachate treatment using adsorption. Green Energy and Technology. pp. 123-148. ISSN 1865-3529

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Abstract

Biological process is effective in treating most biodegradable organic matter present in leachate; however, a significant amount of ammonia, metals and refractory organic compounds may still remain in this biologically digested leachate. This effluent cannot be released to receiving bodies until the discharge limit is met. Several physical/chemical processes have been practiced as post-treatment to remove the remaining pollutants including coagulation–flocculation, oxidation and adsorption. Adsorption is often applied in leachate treatment as it enhances removal of refractory organic compounds. This chapter will focus on works related to adsorption as one of the commonly used methods to treat biologically digested leachate further down to acceptable discharge limit.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adsorption , Biologically digested , Landfill , Leachate
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Noraini
Date Deposited: 08 May 2018 05:10
Last Modified: 08 May 2018 05:10
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/20032

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