Comparative potential of black tea leaves waste to granular activated carbon in adsorption of endocrine disrupting compounds from aqueous solution

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A.O. Ifelebuegu; J. E. Ukpebor; C. C. Obidiegwu; B. C. Kwofi;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management
  • Journal: Global Journal of Environmental Science and Management (issn: 2383-3572, eissn: 2383-3866)
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  • Subject: Adsorption isotherms | Bisphenol A (BPA) | Endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs) | Granular activated compound (GAC) | Kinetics | Tea leaves waste (TLH) | Thermodynamics | 17 α-ethinylestradiol (EE2) | 17 β- estradiol (E2) | Environmental sciences | GE1-350

The adsorption properties and mechanics of selected endocrine disrupting compounds; 17 β-estradiol, 17 α – ethinylestradiol and bisphenol A on locally available black tea leaves waste and granular activated carbon were investigated. The results obtained indicated that t... View more
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