Management of Pulp and Paper Mill Waste
Pulp and paper mill industries are always associated with the disposal problem of highly contaminated sludge or bio-solids.
The development of innovative systems to maximize recovery of useful materials and/or energy in a sustainable way has become necessary.
The management of wastes, in particular of industrial waste, in an economically and environmentally acceptable manner is one of the most critical issues facing modern industry, mainly due to the increased difficulties in properly locating disposal works and complying with even more stringent environmental quality requirements imposed by legislation.
This book presents a general Introduction on waste management in the pulp and paper industry and contains topics on the generation of waste in pulp and paper mills, waste composition, methods of sludge pre-treatment, processes and technologies for conversion of pulp and paper mill waste into valuable products, waste reduction techniques employed in the pulp and paper Industry worldwide and future trends.
Provides thorough and in-depth coverage of the management/utilization of paper mill sludgeCites pertinent research and is of interest to those working in this area or intending to do soDiscusses methods for conversion of paper mill sludge into valuable productsDiscusses emerging technologies for the treatment/utilization of paper mill sludgePresents state-of- the-art waste reduction techniques employed in the pulp and paper industry worldwide