Seaweed as an Adsorbent for Wastewater Treatment

Seaweed as an Adsorbent for Wastewater Treatment

A recent review article highlights the potential of biosorption via macroalgae as a wastewater treatment method. Sulfated polysaccharides in the cellular wall allow seaweeds to efficiently bind pollutants, making them potential replacements for activated carbon in wastewater treatment.

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Flushed Contacts found in Surface Water

Flushed Contacts found in Surface Water

A recent survey of randomly selected users of disposable contact lenses found that more than 20% of people flush their contact lenses down the toilet or washed them down the sink instead of placing them in the garbage.

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