Water filtration by tomato and apple peels

2013-08-12 19.07.22

In order to enhance the ability of apple peels towards extraction of negatively charged pollutants, Mr Ramakrishna immobilised naturally occurring zirconium oxides onto the surface of apple peels. Zirconium loaded apple peels were found to be able to extract anions such as phosphate, arsenate, arsenite, and chromate ions from aqueous solutions.

Read more:  NUS researchers developed world’s first water treatment techniques using apple and tomato peels

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