Biochar – Organic and Inorganic Contaminants Removal From Water with Biochar

A Renewable, Low Cost and Sustainable Adsorbent – A Critical Review

Highlights

Biochar water and wastewater treatment is reviewed for the first time.
Applications of slow and fast pyrolysis biochars in water treatment are reviewed.
Adsorption capacities for organic and inorganic contaminants by biochars are summarized and compared.
Recommendations for further research are made

Dinesh Mohan, Ankur Sarswat, Yong Sik Ok, Charles U. Pittman Jr.

Bioresource Technology, 2014