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Treatment of Textile Industry Waste

Authored by: Siew-Teng Ong , Sie-Tiong Ha , Siew-Ling Lee , Pei-Sin Keng , Yung-Tse Hung , Lawrence K. Wang

Handbook of Advanced Industrial and Hazardous Wastes Management

Print publication date:  October  2017
Online publication date:  October  2017

Print ISBN: 9781466513419
eBook ISBN: 9781315117423
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This chapter presents a brief overview of the textile industries, discusses the textile processes, and focuses on the wastewater characterization and treatment processes of this industry. The main treatment technologies and emerging techniques using various waste materials from agriculture and industry or naturally occurring biosorbents are highlighted. The discussion on pollution prevention serves as background to later sections.

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