Green Technologies for Wastewater Treatment

  • T. Vasantha
  • N. V. V. Jyothi
Part of the Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World book series (ECSW, volume 35)


A metals accretion of solids, liquids, and gaseous toxic waste has upshot from a lack of improvement in toxic waste management. This has necessitated the design of an assortment of novel research works in water and wastewater treatment, industrialized dissipate management, ground water, and soil pollution subsistence. Simultaneously, increasing concerns about water sources are becoming a considerable matter, as a paucity of water has been seen all over the earth. A number of expanding technologies have the know-how to modernize our world of commercialization. Advanced Treatment Techniques for Industrial Wastewater is an innovative collection of research that covers the different aspects of environmental engineering in running water and wastewater treatment processes with the different techniques and systems for pollution management. A number of them are presently within the scope of improvement but there is lingering frustration to firmly implement them in civilization, and all are propitious solutions to some very authentic challenges facing the planet. The term “Green Technology” is relatively new and has been slowly adopted over the most recent decades; emerald is the present day system for a healthy life. This chapter illustrates different green technology challenges and their chance to enhance wastewater treatment technologies and trends toward progress.


Jade (Green) chemistry Green technology Wastewater treatment Advantages and disadvantages of green technologies 



The Author Dr.T.Vasantha gratefully acknowledges UGC-PDF, New-Delhi for financial assistance under the scheme Sc/St Post-Doctoral Fellowship for the year 2017-18, No. F./31-1/2017/PDFSS-2017-18-AND-16194.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Vasantha
    • 1
  • N. V. V. Jyothi
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistrySri Venkateswara UniversityTirupatiIndia

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