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- Tesfaye, Tamrat; Sithole, Bruce; Ramjugernath, Deresh
- Sustainable chemistry and pharmacy 2018 v.8 pp. 21-37
- bacteria; biodegradability; bleaching; bleaching agents; blood; byproducts; chickens; decontamination; dithionite; equations; experimental design; feathers; green chemistry; hydrogen peroxide; meat processing plants; mechanical properties; oils; preening; prices; raw chicken meat; response surface methodology; sodium; sodium hypochlorite; washing; wastes
- ... Environmental concerns, rapid oil consumption, the high price of oil, and limited oil reserves are driving research into cheap, biodegradable, sustainable, renewable, and abundantly available green materials. Waste chicken feathers are abundant and cheap by-products from poultry processing plants and their beneficiation offers possible solutions to these issues. Raw chicken feathers are wastes tha ...