Intensification for sustainability

janvier 29, 2020 5:38


Would it be possible to valorise a waste stream… by purifying another ? Dr. Jean Septavaux, co-founder of Secoya Technologies, co-authored a paper in Nature Chemistry describing a methodology for the convergent purification of electronic and gas waste streams.  By using the unique properties of polyamines solutions upon capture of CO2 from car exhaust fumes, the authors manage to separate with a high selectivity the valuables metals contained in a dissolved car battery electrode.

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