Phytoextraction as a tool for green chemistry

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Phytoextraction as a tool for green chemistry. / Hunt, Andrew John; Anderson, Christopher; Bruce, Neil Charles; Garcia, Andrea Munoz; Graedel, Thomas; Hodson, Mark Edward; Meech, John; Nassar, Nedal; Parker, Helen Louise; Rylott, Liz; Sotiriou, Konstantina; Zhang, Qing; Clark, James Hanley.

In: Green Processing and Synthesis, Vol. 3, No. 1, 02.2014, p. 3-22.

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Hunt, AJ, Anderson, C, Bruce, NC, Garcia, AM, Graedel, T, Hodson, ME, Meech, J, Nassar, N, Parker, HL, Rylott, L, Sotiriou, K, Zhang, Q & Clark, JH 2014, 'Phytoextraction as a tool for green chemistry', Green Processing and Synthesis, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 3-22. https://doi.org/10.1515/gps-2013-0103

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Hunt, A. J., Anderson, C., Bruce, N. C., Garcia, A. M., Graedel, T., Hodson, M. E., ... Clark, J. H. (2014). Phytoextraction as a tool for green chemistry. Green Processing and Synthesis, 3(1), 3-22. https://doi.org/10.1515/gps-2013-0103

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Hunt AJ, Anderson C, Bruce NC, Garcia AM, Graedel T, Hodson ME et al. Phytoextraction as a tool for green chemistry. Green Processing and Synthesis. 2014 Feb;3(1):3-22. https://doi.org/10.1515/gps-2013-0103

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Hunt, Andrew John ; Anderson, Christopher ; Bruce, Neil Charles ; Garcia, Andrea Munoz ; Graedel, Thomas ; Hodson, Mark Edward ; Meech, John ; Nassar, Nedal ; Parker, Helen Louise ; Rylott, Liz ; Sotiriou, Konstantina ; Zhang, Qing ; Clark, James Hanley. / Phytoextraction as a tool for green chemistry. In: Green Processing and Synthesis. 2014 ; Vol. 3, No. 1. pp. 3-22.

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title = "Phytoextraction as a tool for green chemistry",
abstract = "The unique chemical and physical properties of metals mean that they are extensively utilized by industry in a huge variety of applications, including electronics, materials, industrial catalysts and chemicals. The increased consumer demand from a growing population worldwide with rising aspirations for a better life has resulted in concerns over the security of supply and accessibility of these valuable elements. As such, there is a growing need to develop alternative methods to recover them from waste repositories, currentor historic, both for hazard avoidance and potentially, as a new source of metals for industry. Phytoextraction (the use of plants for the recovery of metals fromwaste repositories) is a green and novel technique for metal recovery, which, if done with the goal of resource supply rather than hazard mitigation, is termed “phytomining”. The ability for plants to form metallic nanoparticlesas a consequence of phytoextraction could make the recovered metal ideally suited for utilization in green chemical technologies, such as catalysis. Thisreview focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to elemental sustainability and highlights important aspects of metal lifecycle analysis, metal waste sources (including mine tailings), phytoextraction and potential green chemical applications that may result from the integration of these approaches.",
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