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Título: Scenedesmus obliquus in poultry wastewater bioremediation
Autor: Oliveira, A. C.
Barata, Ana
Batista, Ana Paula
Gouveia, L.
Palavras-chave: Scenedesmus obliquus
Microalgae
Wastewater treatment
Bioremediation
Poultry
Data: 2018
Editora: Taylor & Francis
Citação: Oliveira, A.C.; Barata, A.; Batista, A.P...[et.al.]. - Scenedesmus obliquus in poultry wastewater bioremediation. In: Environmental Technology, 2018, Jun 18, p. 1-10
Resumo: ABSTRACT: Wastewater biological treatment with microalgae can be an effective technology, removing nutrients and other contaminants while reducing chemical oxygen demand. This can be particularly interesting for the meat producing industry which produces large volumes of wastewater from the slaughtering of animals and cleaning of their facilities. The main purpose of this research was the treatment of poultry wastewater using Scenedesmus obliquus in an economical and environmentally sustainable way. Two wastewaters were collected from a Portuguese poultry slaughterhouse (poultry raw - PR and poultry flocculated - PF) and the bioremediation was evaluated. The performance of microalga biomass growth and biochemical composition were assessed for two illumination sources (fluorescent vs LEDs). S. obliquus achieved positive results when grown in highly contaminated agro-industrial wastewater from the poultry industry, independently of the light source. The wastewater bioremediation revealed results higher than 97% for both ammonium and phosphate removal efficiency, for a cultivation time of 13 days. The saponifiable matter obtained from the biomass of the microalga cultures was, on average, 11% and 27% (m/malga) with PR and PF wastewater, respectively. In opposition, higher sugar content was obtained from microalgae biomass grown in PR wastewater (average 34% m/malga) in comparison to PF wastewater (average 23% m/malga), independently of the illumination source. Therefore, biomass obtained with PR wastewater will be more appropriate as a raw material for bioethanol/biohydrogen production (higher sugar content) while biomass produced in PF wastewater will have a similar potential as feedstock for both biodiesel and bioethanol/biohydrogen production (similar lipid and sugar content).
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.9/3072
ISSN: 0959-3330
Versão do Editor: https://doi.org/10.1080/09593330.2018.1488003
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