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Water 2011, 3(1), 157-176;

Dye Waste Treatment

Department of Chemical Science, Faculty of Science, Universitit Tunku Abdul Rahman, Jalan Universiti, Bandar Barat, 31900 Kampar, Perak, Malaysia
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, International Medical University, No.126 Jalan 19/155B, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Department of Science, Faculty of Engineering and Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Jalan Genting Kelang, Setapak 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH 44115, USA
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Received: 5 January 2011 / Revised: 24 January 2011 / Accepted: 25 January 2011 / Published: 16 February 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Science and Technology of Wastewater and Sludge Treatment)
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Dye wastes represent one of the most problematic groups of pollutants because they can be easily identified by the human eye and are not easily biodegradable. This literature review paper highlights and provides an overview of dye waste treatments performed over the three years period from 2008–2010. Noteworthy processes for the treatment of dye waste include biological treatment, catalytic oxidation, filtration, sorption process and combination treatments. View Full-Text
Keywords: dyes waste; textile effluents; treatment methods; modeling dyes waste; textile effluents; treatment methods; modeling
This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 3.0).

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Ong, S.-T.; Keng, P.-S.; Lee, W.-N.; Ha, S.-T.; Hung, Y.-T. Dye Waste Treatment. Water 2011, 3, 157-176.

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