American Journal of Environmental Protection

Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018

  • Dynamics of Climate Change Adaptations on Horticultural Land Use Practices around Mt. Kenya East Region

    Kibetu Dickson Kinoti, Colbert Mutiso Jackson, Mwangi Joyce Muthoni

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 27 February 2017
    Accepted: 13 April 2017
    Published: 16 March 2018
    Abstract: Eastern slopes of Mount Kenya experienced widespread horticultural crop production after the establishment of Horticultural Crops Development Agency (HCDA) packing facilities within the region in the early 2000s. Favourable soils and climatic conditions triggered by growing export market demands have led to the changing patterns of agricultural lan... Show More
  • Formulated Faecal Sludge and Compost Fertilizer Pellet for Crop Production: The Case Study of the Lavender Hill Faecal Treatment Plant

    Dennis Ofori-Amanfo, George Nana Kwesi Rockson, Alfred Arthur, Issahaku Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 7-13
    Received: 19 February 2018
    Accepted: 5 March 2018
    Published: 24 March 2018
    Abstract: The application of excreta-based fertilizers has attracted attention due to the increasing prices of chemically produced fertilizers and low soil fertility problem of the agricultural land. This study was carried out to assess the efficacy of mixed dried Faecal Sludge (DFS) and municipal organic Compost pelletized on lettuce production. Faecal slud... Show More
  • Investigating the Changes of Total Organic Carbon Content in Bottled Water Under Environmental Stress Conditions

    Sepideh Daghigi Masouleh, Fuad Shirmahi, Hossein Ghafourian, Mohammad Taghi Sadatipour

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 14-18
    Received: 6 February 2018
    Accepted: 25 February 2018
    Published: 29 March 2018
    Abstract: The consumption of bottled drinking water has increased considerably in the recent years. The main objective of this study was to investigate the changes of total organic carbon (TOC) level in bottled water under various environmental stress conditions. In this study, samples of drinking water were taken just before and after bottling process from ... Show More
  • Knit Fabric Scouring with Soapnut: A Sustainable Approach Towards Textile Pre-Treatment

    Md. Saiful Hoque, Samit Chakraborty, Md. Forhad Hossain, Md. Masud Alam

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2018
    Pages: 19-22
    Received: 20 March 2018
    Accepted: 30 March 2018
    Published: 26 April 2018
    Abstract: Detergent contains amphiphilic molecules which diminish the surface tension of water and are widely used for industrial purpose especially during the pretreatment of fabric. When the wastewater containing industrial detergent is discharged into different water sources, it may cause detrimental effect to the aquatic environment. This research paper ... Show More