Functionalizing bottom ash from biomass power plant for removing methylene blue from aqueous solution

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Functionalizing bottom ash from biomass power plant for removing methylene blue from aqueous solution. / Liu, Zhanglin; Tian, Dong; Hu, Jinguang; Shen, Fei; Long, Lulu; Zhang, Yanzong; Yang, Gang; Zeng, Yongmei; Zhang, Jing; He, Jinsong; Deng, Shihuai; Hu, Yaodong.

In: Science of the Total Environment, Vol. 634, 01.09.2018, p. 760-768.

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Liu, Z, Tian, D, Hu, J, Shen, F, Long, L, Zhang, Y, Yang, G, Zeng, Y, Zhang, J, He, J, Deng, S & Hu, Y 2018, 'Functionalizing bottom ash from biomass power plant for removing methylene blue from aqueous solution' Science of the Total Environment, vol. 634, pp. 760-768. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.04.010

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Liu, Zhanglin ; Tian, Dong ; Hu, Jinguang ; Shen, Fei ; Long, Lulu ; Zhang, Yanzong ; Yang, Gang ; Zeng, Yongmei ; Zhang, Jing ; He, Jinsong ; Deng, Shihuai ; Hu, Yaodong. / Functionalizing bottom ash from biomass power plant for removing methylene blue from aqueous solution. In: Science of the Total Environment. 2018 ; Vol. 634. pp. 760-768.

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title = "Functionalizing bottom ash from biomass power plant for removing methylene blue from aqueous solution",
abstract = "In order to seek a possible path for utilization bottom ash, the solid waste from biomass incineration for power generation, its basic characteristics were investigated, and removing methylene blue (MB) from aqueous solution was attempted as well. Results indicated bottom ash dominantly contained Si and Ca-related minerals with >35 mineral elements, meanwhile, it was typically characterized by alkalinity (pH of 9.5) and low specific surface area (14.5 m2/g). As the only bottom ash was employed for removing MB, removal efficiency was lower than 44{\%}, however, it was greatly improved to 100{\%} as hydrogen peroxide was supplemented (final concentration of 4.0{\%}). Based on the elucidated mechanisms, Fenton-like reaction was triggered by bottom ash, which was dominantly responsible for removing MB, rather than the adsorption by bottom ash. Besides, increasing reaction temperature and duration dramatically promoted MB removal by bottom ash with the aid of hydrogen peroxide (HBA). A great promotion on MB removal from 92.3 mg/g to 143.9 mg/g was achieved as pH was adjusted from 2.0 to 5.0, indicating MB removal was pH-dependent. The maximum removal of 260.9 mg/g was achieved by HBA at a relatively high initial MB concentration of 2000.0 mg/L, suggesting a great potential in treating dye wastewater by functionalizing bottom ash with the aid of hydrogen peroxide. Moreover, the released heavy metals and derived by-products from MB removal were acceptable in consideration of their potential environmental risks. Thus, the current work offers a new path to valorize the solid waste in biomass electricity generation plant.",
keywords = "Biomass ash, Dye removal, Fenton-like reaction, Hydrogen peroxide, Reaction parameters",
author = "Zhanglin Liu and Dong Tian and Jinguang Hu and Fei Shen and Lulu Long and Yanzong Zhang and Gang Yang and Yongmei Zeng and Jing Zhang and Jinsong He and Shihuai Deng and Yaodong Hu",
year = "2018",
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AU - Liu, Zhanglin

AU - Tian, Dong

AU - Hu, Jinguang

AU - Shen, Fei

AU - Long, Lulu

AU - Zhang, Yanzong

AU - Yang, Gang

AU - Zeng, Yongmei

AU - Zhang, Jing

AU - He, Jinsong

AU - Deng, Shihuai

AU - Hu, Yaodong

PY - 2018/9/1

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N2 - In order to seek a possible path for utilization bottom ash, the solid waste from biomass incineration for power generation, its basic characteristics were investigated, and removing methylene blue (MB) from aqueous solution was attempted as well. Results indicated bottom ash dominantly contained Si and Ca-related minerals with >35 mineral elements, meanwhile, it was typically characterized by alkalinity (pH of 9.5) and low specific surface area (14.5 m2/g). As the only bottom ash was employed for removing MB, removal efficiency was lower than 44%, however, it was greatly improved to 100% as hydrogen peroxide was supplemented (final concentration of 4.0%). Based on the elucidated mechanisms, Fenton-like reaction was triggered by bottom ash, which was dominantly responsible for removing MB, rather than the adsorption by bottom ash. Besides, increasing reaction temperature and duration dramatically promoted MB removal by bottom ash with the aid of hydrogen peroxide (HBA). A great promotion on MB removal from 92.3 mg/g to 143.9 mg/g was achieved as pH was adjusted from 2.0 to 5.0, indicating MB removal was pH-dependent. The maximum removal of 260.9 mg/g was achieved by HBA at a relatively high initial MB concentration of 2000.0 mg/L, suggesting a great potential in treating dye wastewater by functionalizing bottom ash with the aid of hydrogen peroxide. Moreover, the released heavy metals and derived by-products from MB removal were acceptable in consideration of their potential environmental risks. Thus, the current work offers a new path to valorize the solid waste in biomass electricity generation plant.

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KW - Dye removal

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