(Activated) Biochar Amendment

To Remediate Polluted Soil and Sediments

Conclusion: sorption to biochar
• Biochar possesses high porosity and anaromatic structure
• Biochar can strongly bind organic compounds and reduce pollutant risk
• The right biochar has to be selected
• Especially activated biochar is effective,but is it worth the energy (and carbon) investment?

Gerard Cornelissen

Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI),