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Valorization of Pomegranate Peel Balls as Bioadsorbents of Dyes in Aqueous Media

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submitted on 20.10.2020, 11:17 and posted on 20.10.2020, 13:11 by Radhia Msaadi, Wafa Sassi, Jean-Yves Hihn, Salah Ammar, Mohamed Chehimi
Pomegranate peel balls were evaluated as bioadsorbents for removal of Methylene Blue (MB) dye, a model pollutant, from aqueous solutions. Adsorption levels off at 15.8 mg/g and the agrowaste-derived adsorbent can be recycled at least three times.
The work conclusively shows that in countries where pomegranate is available, the waste generated by the fruit peel could be considered for future water filtration and environmental protection.

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chehimi@icmpe.cnrs.fr

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CNRS

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France

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0000-0002-6098-983X

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The authors declare no conflict of interest

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