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Decolourisation of Stabilized Landfill Leachate using Cerbera Manghas Activated Carbon Prepared via Microwave Heating Process

Areeb Shehzad1, Mohammed JK Bashir1*, Sumathi Sethupathi1, Muhammad Younus1, Jun-Wei Lim2
  1. Department of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology (FEGT), University Tunku Abdul Rahman, 31900 Kampar, Perak, Malaysia
  2. Department of Fundamental and Applied Sciences, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, 32610 Bandar Seri Iskandar, Perak Darul Ridzuan, Malaysia
Corresponding Author: Mohammed JK Bashir, 1Department of Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Green Technology (FEGT), University Tunku Abdul Rahman, 31900 Kampar, Perak, alaysia, E-mail: [email protected]
Received: 7th Dec-2015 Accepted: 24th Jan-2016
Copyright: © 2016 Mohammed JK Bashir. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License image, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited
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Abstract

The feasibility of converting Cerbera manghas to activated carbon process to remove the color pollutant from landfill leachate was investigated. Thus, the preparation and optimization of Cerbera manghas based activated carbon (SMAC) by microwave induced KOH activation for the adsorptive removal of color from the mature anaerobic landfill leachate was carried out. The leachate was collected from Sahom Landfill site in Perak, Malaysia and the initial concentration of color was measured as 1450 Pt.Co. The preparation conditions such as microwave heating at power range (350-600 W), impregnation of AC with KOH (0.5-3.0) and retention time (6-10 minutes) were evaluated, analyzed and optimized using response surface methodology (RSM). From the analysis of variance (ANOVA), the optimum conditions for preparation of SMAC was obtained at 560 W of activation power, 8.40 min of activation time and 2.10 of impregnation ratio with higher adsorptive removal of color (81%). Equilibrium data was best dealt with the pseudo-second-order kinetic model, while the adsorptive removal of color via SMAC was thoroughly explained by the Langmuir isotherm model. The treatment conditions such as shaking speed, contact time, adsorbent dosage and pH were also fine-tuned in order to optimize the overall treatment process. The findings exemplified the applicability of SMAC as an effective precursor for the removal of pollutant like color from the contaminated landfill leachate.

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