Activated Carbon to Spike and Lead to More Industrial Applications

Read the full story in Environmental Leader.

The global activated carbon market is projected to be worth more than $8 billion and grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 9.4% by 2021, says Research and Markets.

The growing use of activated carbon in industrial applications has led to that spike, the research firm says. Basically, the activated carbon is used to remove a wide range of contaminants from liquids and gases used by industry. It can also be applied to absorb a product that could possibly be used again later.

Author: Laura B.

I'm the Illinois Sustainable Technology Center's Sustainability Information Curator, which is a fancy way of saying embedded librarian. I'm also Executive Director of the Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable. When not writing for Environmental News Bits, I'm an avid reader. Visit Laura's Reads to see what I'm currently reading.

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