What is it about?

The study of different methodologies for dye removal in aqueous medium is of great importance. The use of sardine scales for the removal of textile dyes has shown promising results, demonstrating new ways of removing contaminants using this type of tailings.

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Why is it important?

Our work has shown that the use of material that would be disposed of in landfill could serve a new purpose.


Study demonstrating the potential under conditions closer to reality can be performed to optimize the removal process.

Guilherme Niero
Universidade do Vale do Itajai

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This page is a summary of: Using modified fish scale waste from Sardinella brasiliensis as a low-cost adsorbent to remove dyes from textile effluents, Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A, July 2019, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/10934529.2019.1631091.
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