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Environmental Science and Pollution Research

, Volume 24, Issue 14, pp 12664–12672 | Cite as

Treatment and reuse of textile wastewaters by mild solar photo-Fenton in the presence of humic-like substances

  • P.G. Negueroles
  • E. Bou-Belda
  • L. Santos-Juanes
  • A. M. Amat
  • A. Arques
  • R. F. Vercher
  • P. Monllor
  • R. VicenteEmail author
Environmental Photocatalysis and Photochemistry for a Sustainable World: A Big Challenge

Abstract

In this paper, the possibility of reusing textile effluents for new dyeing baths has been investigated. For this purpose, different trichromies using Direct Red 80, Direct Blue 106, and Direct Yellow 98 on cotton have been used. Effluents have been treated by means of a photo-Fenton process at pH 5. Addition of humic-like substances isolated form urban wastes is necessary in order to prevent iron deactivation because of the formation of non-active iron hydroxides. Laboratory-scale experiments carried out with synthetic effluents show that comparable results were obtained when using as solvent water treated by photo-Fenton with SBO and fresh deionized water. Experiments were scaled up to pilot plant illuminated under sunlight, using in this case a real textile effluent. Decoloration of the effluent could be achieved after moderate irradiation and cotton dyed with this water presented similar characteristics as when deionized water was used.

Keywords

Reuse Textile wastewaters Mild solar photo-Fenton Humic-like substances 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was realized with the financial support of a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange project funded by the European Commission H2020-MSCA-RISE-2014 within the framework of the research project Mat4treaT (project number 645551).

Financial support from Spanish Government (CTQ2015-69832-C4-4-R) is gratefully acknowledged.

The authors acknowledge the financial support of the Generalitat Valenciana, Conselleria d’Educació, Cultura i Esport (GV/AICO/2015/124) and CTQ2015-69832-C4-4-R.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P.G. Negueroles
    • 1
  • E. Bou-Belda
    • 2
  • L. Santos-Juanes
    • 1
  • A. M. Amat
    • 1
  • A. Arques
    • 1
  • R. F. Vercher
    • 1
  • P. Monllor
    • 2
  • R. Vicente
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Grupo de Procesos de Oxidación Avanzada. Dpto. de Ingeniería Textil y PapeleraUniversitat Politècnica de ValènciaAlcoySpain
  2. 2.Grupo de Investigación y Gestión Integral en la Industria Textil. Dpto. de Ingeniería Textil y PapeleraUniversitat Politècnica de ValènciaAlcoySpain

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