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Waste Management Problems in Agro-Industries 1992

Series: Water Science and Technology Series Volume: 28

Edited By: D Orhon, M Henze, AC Di Pinto, S Matsui, IE Gonenc and D Jenkins

Pergamon Press

Paperback | Dec 1993 | #85263 | ISBN: 0080423493
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Many problems arise from the wastes and effluents of agro-industries, and there is considerable interest in the solutions proposed or in use to tackle them. The 2nd International Symposium drew a large number of delegates to Istanbul to discuss acceptable approaches for waste management in agro-industries. The 28 papers selected here describe a variety of (mostly) biological reactor systems for wastewater treatment, and applications are detailed for a number of major industries, including pulp and paper, leather, distilling, olive oil milling, dairies and piggeries. They will obviously be of great interest to those involved in the design and operation of specific processes but the strategies employed may have far wider application, and the whole proceedings will be of value to those concerned with the overall management of agro-industrial wastes.


Adsorption characteristics of a biotreated pulp mill effluent, F. Cecen; thermophilic anaerobic-aerobic and aerobic treatment of kraft bleaching effluents, J. Rintala and R. Lepisto; reuse of sludge from pulp and paper industry pilot and full scale applications, V. Eroglu and A.M. Saatci; anaerobic digestion of olive oil mill effluent pretreated and stored in municipal solid waste sanitary landfills, G. Boari et al; anaerobic treatability of olive oil mill wastewater, S.P. Tsonis and S.G. Grigoropoulos; treatment of wine distillery waste in UASB systems - feasibility, alkalinity requirements and pH control, R.E. Moosbrugger et al; adsorption of toxic shocks on carriers in anaerobic biofilm fluidized bed reactors, N. Mol et al; chemical pretreatment of dairy wastewater, B. Rusten et al; hybrid upflow anaerobic sludge blanket reactor (HUASBR) treatment of dairy effluents, V. Ozturk et al; pollution profile of leather industries; waste characterization and pretreatment of pollutants, F. Sengul and O. Gurel; the treatability of chromium tannery wastes, I. Kabdasli et al; anaerobic treatment of the centrifuged solid fraction of piggery wastewater in an inclined plug flow reactor, J. Gorecki et al; observations on the kinetics of nitrification under inhibiting conditions caused by industrial wastewater compounds, O. Nowak and K. Svardal; upflow anaerobic filtration of a sugar containing wastewater, M.A. Boller and J. Eugster; the kinetics of glucose decomposition with sulfate reduction in the anaerobic fluidized bed reactor, S. Matsui et al; effect of two-stage treatment on the biological treatability of strong industrial wastes, F. Germirli et al; behavior of a biological fixed-film system treating toxic and nontoxic organic wastes, M.F. Hamoda; anaerobic-aerobic treatment of potato-starch wastewater, V. Abeling and C.F. Seyfried. (Part Contents).

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