Incorporating sustainability in textile effluent treatment facilities

White, Richard 2002, Incorporating sustainability in textile effluent treatment facilities, International Journal of environmental technology and management, vol. 2, no. 1-3, pp. 279-290.

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Title Incorporating sustainability in textile effluent treatment facilities
Author(s) White, Richard
Journal name International Journal of environmental technology and management
Volume number 2
Issue number 1-3
Start page 279
End page 290
Publisher Inderscience Publishers
Place of publication Onley, England
Publication date 2002
ISSN 1466-2132
1741-511X
Keyword(s) Sustainable development
Sustainability
Effluent treatment systems
Environmental
Textiles
Summary Sustainable development encompasses environmental, social and
economic considerations. As such the stakeholders include industry, government, individuals and communities. When designing or operating an industrial plant, it is Insufficient to consider only the economic viability of the facility. This paper examines the background to current sustainability awareness and presents a case study that incorporates sustainability principles in the design of an efluent treatment plant for a textile plant. The likely design of the treatment system (electro flotation followed by filtration) will do more than just meet regulatory requirements, it will maximise possible reuse of water and so minimise environmental impact of the facility.
Language eng
Field of Research 090703 Environmental Technologies
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30001642

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Engineering and Technology
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