Monthly Archives: Ιούλιος 2014

natural wetlands

The initial use of natural wetlands for treatment of wastewater has been practiced for several decades in the past (Vymazal, 2011). Since the 1950s, the wetland technology emerged and the use of controlled wetland environments for wastewater treatment was developed. … Continue reading

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Organophosphate esters & Physicochemical properties

Organophosphate esters Organosphosphate esters (OPs) have been used since decades as flame retardants, plasticizers, anti-foaming agents and lubricants due to their technical characteristics. Lately, the worldwide restrictions on the use of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (first of the commercial mixtures of … Continue reading

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