Dyed without waste - developing a process to save water in the textile industry

Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Industrial Ecology Water Treatment
#dye factory wastewater



" factory says it consumes an average of some 350 million litres of water every year. …80 litres of water per kilo of fabric"


“…to recycle water from textile dyeing in efficient, affordable ways. …test recycling unit.

to clean up the water.:

A first process, called electro-coagulation, eliminates colorants.

A second, called reverse osmosis, contributes to the elimination of salts.”