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Circular Economy Through Treatment and Management of Industrial Wastewater

  • Sadhan Kumar GhoshEmail author
  • Tirthankar Mukherjee
Conference paper

Abstract

The circular economy at present is one of the very important subjects for consideration by all the countries in the world. It helps in achieving the sustainable development and effective resource utilization. Starting from the conceptual stage of an entity, a product or service, the Circular economy concept has to be applied to get the maximum life cycle. Water is the lifeline of all life across the globe, be it mankind, animal, plants, etc. Around two-thirds of the entire population has admittance to upgraded sanitation [1]. Sewer networks are only common in rich countries, in the urban areas of China, and in countries like Latin America. Most of the people in evolving countries depend on some method of distributed or self-provided facilities, sometimes with the help of NGO but usually without any support from the central authorities. This study has explored the possible avenues to implement the circular economy concept in the wastewater management.

Keywords

Circular economy Wastewater Treatment Legislation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical Engineering, Consortium of Researchers in International Collaboration (CRIC)Jadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia
  2. 2.Department of Chemical EngineeringJadavpur UniversityKolkataIndia

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