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Assessment of the status of municipal solid waste management in metro cities, state capitals, class I cities, and class II towns in India: an insight.
Solid waste management is one of the most challenging issues in urban cities, which are facing a serious pollution problem due to the generation of huge quantities of solid waste. This paper presentsExpand
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Microbial dynamics and enzyme activities during rapid composting of municipal solid waste - a compost maturity analysis perspective.
An investigation was carried out in the laboratory to find out the microbial dynamics and enzyme activities during rapid composting of municipal solid waste (MSW). Various treatments such as aerationExpand
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Qualitative assessment of methane emission inventory from municipal solid waste disposal sites: a case study
In developing countries like India, urban solid waste (SW) generation is increasing enormously and most of the SWs are disposed off by land filling in low-lying areas, resulting into generation ofExpand
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Volatile organic compounds in ambient air of Mumbai—India
Abstract Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are a major group of air pollutants which play a critical role in atmospheric chemistry. These contribute to toxic oxidants which are harmful to ecosystem,Expand
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Defluoridation of drinking water using chitin, chitosan and lanthanum-modified chitosan
Chitin, a naturally occurring abundant biopolymer, and its deacetylated product chitosan has been widely used for metal adsorption from water and wastewaters, but the application of these materialsExpand
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Biosurfactant technology for remediation of cadmium and lead contaminated soils.
This research focuses on column experiments conducted to evaluate the potential of environmentally compatible rhamnolipid biosurfactant produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa strain BS2 to remove heavyExpand
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Hydrated cement: a promising adsorbent for the removal of fluoride from aqueous solution.
The present study was carried out to investigate the potential of cement hydrated at various time intervals for the removal of excess F- from aqueous solution by using batch adsorption studies. TheExpand
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Particle Size Distribution in Ambient Air of Delhi and Its Statistical Analysis
Particle size distribution in ambient air has been studied in an urban city, Delhi. Different activity sites namely; kerbside, industrial and residential were selected for the study. The statisticalExpand
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Surfactant-modified zeolite as a slow release fertilizer for phosphorus.
The feasibility of using surfactant-modified zeolite (SMZ) as a carrier for fertilizer and for slow release of phosphorus (P) was investigated. Zeolite-A was modified by usingExpand
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Study of speciation of metals in an industrial sludge and evaluation of metal chelators for their removal.
Leachability and mobility of metals were evaluated in sludge obtained from electroplating industry, using toxicity characteristic leaching procedure (TCLP) and diethylene triamine pentaacetic acidExpand
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