Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 8404965, 10 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/8404965
Research Article

Removal of Methylene Blue from Aqueous Solution Using Agricultural Residue Walnut Shell: Equilibrium, Kinetic, and Thermodynamic Studies

1College of Science, Agricultural University of Hebei, Baoding 071001, China
2Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77004, USA

Correspondence should be addressed to Chun Wang

Received 15 December 2016; Revised 22 February 2017; Accepted 27 February 2017; Published 15 March 2017

Academic Editor: Khalid Z. Elwakeel

Copyright © 2017 Ranxiao Tang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. J. Duan, R. Liu, T. Chen, B. Zhang, and J. Liu, “Halloysite nanotube-Fe3O4 composite for removal of methyl violet from aqueous solutions,” Desalination, vol. 293, pp. 46–52, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. J. Pierce, “Colour in textile effluents—the origins of the problem,” Journal of the Society of Dyers & Colourists, vol. 110, no. 4, pp. 131–133, 1994. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. V. Rocher, J.-M. Siaugue, V. Cabuil, and A. Bee, “Removal of organic dyes by magnetic alginate beads,” Water Research, vol. 42, no. 4-5, pp. 1290–1298, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. G. Crini, “Non-conventional low-cost adsorbents for dye removal: a review,” Bioresource Technology, vol. 97, no. 9, pp. 1061–1085, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. B. Gözmen, B. Kayan, A. M. Gizir, and A. Hesenov, “Oxidative degradations of reactive blue 4 dye by different advanced oxidation methods,” Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 168, no. 1, pp. 129–136, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. A. N. Kagalkar, U. B. Jagtap, J. P. Jadhav, V. A. Bapat, and S. P. Govindwar, “Biotechnological strategies for phytoremediation of the sulfonated azo dye Direct Red 5B using Blumea malcolmii Hook,” Bioresource Technology, vol. 100, no. 18, pp. 4104–4110, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. S. B. Jadhav, S. S. Phugare, P. S. Patil, and J. P. Jadhav, “Biochemical degradation pathway of textile dye Remazol red and subsequent toxicological evaluation by cytotoxicity, genotoxicity and oxidative stress studies,” International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, vol. 65, no. 6, pp. 733–743, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. D. K. Gardiner and B. J. Borne, “Textile waste waters: treatment and environmental effects,” Journal of the Society of Dyers and Colourists, vol. 94, no. 8, pp. 339–348, 1978. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. B. Li, Y. Hao, X. Shao et al., “Synthesis of hierarchically porous metal oxides and Au/TiO2 nanohybrids for photodegradation of organic dye and catalytic reduction of 4-nitrophenol,” Journal of Catalysis, vol. 329, pp. 368–378, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. K. S. P. Kalyani, N. Balasubramanian, and C. Srinivasakannan, “Decolorization and COD reduction of paper industrial effluent using electro-coagulation,” Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 151, no. 1–3, pp. 97–104, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. A. Thiam, E. Brillas, J. A. Garrido, R. M. Rodríguez, and I. Sirés, “Routes for the electrochemical degradation of the artificial food azo-colour Ponceau 4R by advanced oxidation processes,” Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, vol. 180, pp. 227–236, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. P. Janoš, H. Buchtová, and M. Rýznarová, “Sorption of dyes from aqueous solutions onto fly ash,” Water Research, vol. 37, no. 20, pp. 4938–4944, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. A. G. Espantaleón, J. A. Nieto, M. Fernández, and A. Marsal, “Use of activated clays in the removal of dyes and surfactants from tannery waste waters,” Applied Clay Science, vol. 24, no. 1-2, pp. 105–110, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. A. Mittal, J. Mittal, A. Malviya, D. Kaur, and V. K. Gupta, “Adsorption of hazardous dye crystal violet from wastewater by waste materials,” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol. 343, no. 2, pp. 463–473, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. R. P. Han, P. Han, Z. H. Cai, Z. H. Zhao, and M. S. Tang, “Kinetics and isotherms of neutral red adsorption on peanut husk,” Journal of Environmental Sciences, vol. 20, no. 9, pp. 1035–1041, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. K. Low and C. Lee, “The removal of cationic dyes using coconut husk as an adsorbent,” Pertanika, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 221–228, 1990. View at Google Scholar
  17. E.-K. Guechi and O. Hamdaoui, “Sorption of malachite green from aqueous solution by potato peel: kinetics and equilibrium modeling using non-linear analysis method,” Arabian Journal of Chemistry, vol. 9, supplement 1, pp. S416–S424, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. V. Vadivelan and K. V. Kumar, “Equilibrium, kinetics, mechanism, and process design for the sorption of methylene blue onto rice husk,” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol. 286, no. 1, pp. 90–100, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. N. K. Amin, “Removal of direct blue-106 dye from aqueous solution using new activated carbons developed from pomegranate peel: adsorption equilibrium and kinetics,” Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 165, no. 1-3, pp. 52–62, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. E. Lorenc-Grabowska, G. Gryglewicz, and M. A. Diez, “Kinetics and equilibrium study of phenol adsorption on nitrogen-enriched activated carbons,” Fuel, vol. 114, pp. 235–243, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. E. Pehlivan and T. Altun, “Biosorption of chromium(VI) ion from aqueous solutions using walnut, hazelnut and almond shell,” Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 155, no. 1-2, pp. 378–384, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. A. Almasi, M. Omidi, M. Khodadadian, R. Khamutian, and M. B. Gholivand, “Lead(II) and cadmium(II) removal from aqueous solution using processed walnut shell: kinetic and equilibrium study,” Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry, vol. 94, no. 4, pp. 660–671, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. M. K. Dahri, M. R. R. Kooh, and L. B. L. Lim, “Water remediation using low cost adsorbent walnut shell for removal of malachite green: equilibrium, kinetics, thermodynamic and regeneration studies,” Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 1434–1444, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. J.-S. Cao, J.-X. Lin, F. Fang, M.-T. Zhang, and Z.-R. Hu, “A new absorbent by modifying walnut shell for the removal of anionic dye: kinetic and thermodynamic studies,” Bioresource Technology, vol. 163, pp. 199–205, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  25. G. Annadurai, R.-S. Juang, and D.-J. Lee, “Use of cellulose-based wastes for adsorption of dyes from aqueous solutions,” Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 92, no. 3, pp. 263–274, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  26. R. Gong, M. Li, C. Yang, Y. Sun, and J. Chen, “Removal of cationic dyes from aqueous solution by adsorption on peanut hull,” Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 121, no. 1–3, pp. 247–250, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  27. V. Vadivelan and K. Vasanth Kumar, “Equilibrium, kinetics, mechanism, and process design for the sorption of methylene blue onto rice husk,” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol. 286, no. 1, pp. 90–100, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  28. F. Ferrero, “Dye removal by low cost adsorbents: hazelnut shells in comparison with wood sawdust,” Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 142, no. 1-2, pp. 144–152, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  29. Y. Bulut and H. Aydin, “A kinetics and thermodynamics study of methylene blue adsorption on wheat shells,” Desalination, vol. 194, no. 1–3, pp. 259–267, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  30. C. Dai, A. G. Stack, A. Koishi, A. Fernandez-Martinez, S. S. Lee, and Y. Hu, “Heterogeneous nucleation and growth of barium sulfate at organic-water interfaces: interplay between surface hydrophobicity and Ba2+ adsorption,” Langmuir, vol. 32, no. 21, pp. 5277–5284, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  31. Y. Hu, C. Neil, B. Lee, and Y.-S. Jun, “Control of heterogeneous Fe(III) (Hydr)oxide nucleation and growth by interfacial energies and local saturations,” Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 47, no. 16, pp. 9198–9206, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  32. C. Dai and Y. Hu, “Fe(III) hydroxide nucleation and growth on quartz in the presence of Cu(II), Pb(II), and Cr(III): metal hydrolysis and adsorption,” Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 49, no. 1, pp. 292–300, 2015. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  33. C. Dai, X. Zuo, B. Cao, and Y. Hu, “Homogeneous and heterogeneous (Fex, Cr1 − x)(OH)3 precipitation: implications for Cr sequestration,” Environmental Science & Technology, vol. 50, no. 4, pp. 1741–1749, 2016. View at Google Scholar
  34. Z. Bekçi, Y. Seki, and L. Cavas, “Removal of malachite green by using an invasive marine alga Caulerpa racemosa var. cylindracea,” Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 161, no. 2-3, pp. 1454–1460, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  35. M. Arami, N. Yousefi Limaee, and N. M. Mahmoodi, “Investigation on the adsorption capability of egg shell membrane towards model textile dyes,” Chemosphere, vol. 65, no. 11, pp. 1999–2008, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  36. A. B. Pérez Marín, M. I. Aguilar, V. F. Meseguer, J. F. Ortuño, J. Sáez, and M. Lloréns, “Biosorption of chromium (III) by orange (Citrus cinensis) waste: batch and continuous studies,” Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 155, no. 1-2, pp. 199–206, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  37. J. Liu, X. Wu, Y. Hu, C. Dai, Q. Peng, and D. Liang, “Effects of Cu(II) on the adsorption behaviors of Cr(III) and Cr(VI) onto kaolin,” Journal of Chemistry, vol. 2016, Article ID 3069754, 11 pages, 2016. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  38. Y. Yao, F. Xu, M. Chen, Z. Xu, and Z. Zhu, “Adsorption behavior of methylene blue on carbon nanotubes,” Bioresource Technology, vol. 101, no. 9, pp. 3040–3046, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  39. I. Langmuir, “The constitution and fundamental properties of solids and liquids. Part I. Solids,” The Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 38, no. 2, pp. 2221–2295, 1916. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  40. H. Freundlich, “Over the adsorption in solution,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, vol. 57, no. 385471, pp. 1100–1107, 1906. View at Google Scholar
  41. F. Helfferich, Ion Exchange, McGraw-Hill Book, New York, NY, USA, 1962.
  42. C. Wang, C. Feng, Y. Gao, X. Ma, Q. Wu, and Z. Wang, “Preparation of a graphene-based magnetic nanocomposite for the removal of an organic dye from aqueous solution,” Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 173, no. 1, pp. 92–97, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  43. J. Romero-Gonzalez, J. Peralta-Videa, E. Rodrıguez, S. Ramirez, and J. Gardea-Torresdey, “Determination of thermodynamic parameters of Cr (VI) adsorption from aqueous solution onto Agave lechuguilla biomass,” The Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. 343–347, 2005. View at Google Scholar
  44. E. Oguz, “Adsorption characteristics and the kinetics of the Cr(VI) on the Thuja oriantalis,” Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, vol. 252, no. 2-3, pp. 121–128, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus