Scientific Research and Essays

  • Abbreviation: Sci. Res. Essays
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-2248
  • DOI: 10.5897/SRE
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2748

Table of Content: 15 September, 2017; 12(17)

October 2017

Determination of heavy metals in landfill area in Tocantins, Brazil

Improper disposal of municipal solid waste is a problem in Brazil, especially in the North, as noted in Araguatins, TO and can lead to environmental contamination caused by heavy metals. This study aims to analyze the occurrence of heavy metals in soil and leachate in the landfill of Araguatins, TO, Brazil. Soil samples and manure were collected at different points and stored in plastic containers for later laboratory...

Author(s): Cristiely Maria de Sousa Alves de Oliveira, Alcione Olinto Galvão, Dany Geraldo Kramer, Isabelle Ribeiro Barbosa and Anesio Mendes de Sousa