9th International Science Congress (ISC-2019).  International E-publication: Publish Projects, Dissertation, Theses, Books, Souvenir, Conference Proceeding with ISBN.  International E-Bulletin: Information/News regarding: Academics and Research

Assessment of Physicochemical Properties of Solid Waste - Opium Marc

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Chemical Sciences, Christian Eminent Academy, Indore, MP, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Environment Sci., Volume 3, Issue (7), Pages 79-80, July,22 (2014)

Abstract

Assessment of physicochemical properties of opium marc was done in this paper. The results indicate that the brown solid lumps of opium marc sample pass the PFLT and have specific gravity 0.73. The calorific value, flash point, moisture content, LOD @ 105 C, LOI @ 550 C, ash content @ 900 C were 1607.96, >65 C, 505, 36.3 and 72.0, respectively. pH of the sample was about neutral i.e. 7.3 and rest parameters such as sulphates, chlorides, organic halogens, cobalt ,cadmium, iron, chromium, nickel, copper, lead, zinc were below desirable limit. On the basis of analysis of marc (solid waste of process), it is proposed that co-processing for the disposal of opium marc is more suitable, economical and feasible.

References

  1. Rajput R., Prasad G. and Chopra A.K., Scenario of solid waste management in present Indian context, Caspian J. Env. Sci., 7(1), 45-53 (2009)
  2. Shinde V.A. and More S.M., Study of Physicochemical Characterization of Lonar Lake Effecting Biodiversity Lonar Lake, Maharashtra, India, Int. Res. J. Environ. Sci., 2(12), 25-28 (2013)
  3. Bundela P.S., Pandey A.K., Jamaluddin, Awasthi A.K. and Pandey P., Evaluation of Physicochemical parameter of municipal solid waste leachate at Jabalpur, Int. J. Pl. An. and Env. Sci., 2(1), 223-226 (2012)
  4. Bundela P.S., Sharma A., Pandey A.K., Pandey P. and Awasthi A.K., Physicochemical Analysis of Ground Water Near Municipal Solid Waste Dumping Sites In Jabalpur,Int. J. Pl. An. and Env. Sci., 2(1), 217-222 (2012)
  5. S\nomczyska B. and S\nomczyski T., Physico-Chemical and Toxicological Characteristics of Leachates from MSW Landfills, Pol. J. Environ. Stud., 13(6), 627-637 (2004)
  6. Shirbhate N. and Malode S.N., Municipal Solid Waste Management: A Survey and Physicochemical Analysis of Contaminated Soil from Sukali Compost and Landfill Depot, Batkuli Road, Amravati, Global J. Biosci. Biotech., 1(2), 215-219 (2012)
  7. Shyamala D.C, Belagali S.L., Studies on Variations in Physico-Chemical and Biological Characteristics at Different Maturity Stages of Municipal Solid Waste Compost, Int. J. Environ. Sci., 2(4), 1984-1997 (2012)
  8. Pathak A.K., Singh M.M., Kumar V., Arya S. and Trivedi A.K., Assessment of physico- chemical properties and microbial community during composting of municipal solid waste (Viz. KItchen waste) at Jhansi City, U.P. (India), Rec. Res. Sci. Tech., 4(4), 10-14 (2012)
  9. Bundela P.S., Chakrawarty M. and Gautam S.P., Co-Processing Trial of Spent Carbon at Wadi Cement Works Karnataka, Am. J. Environ. Sci., 6(4), 371-378 (2010)
  10. Gautam S.P., Bundela P.S., Jain R.K. and Padmanabhan V., Co-Incineration Of Textile ETP Sludge In Captive Power House Boiler, Rec. Res. Sci. Tech., 3(4), 105-113 (2011)