Solid Waste Management in Textile Industry

Textile is one of the primary needs of human beings in the modern world. The Textile industry has a vast production capacity across the globe. Regarding the production capacity, it generates a considerable amount of solid waste. Under sustainable development, most textile industries pay attention to implementing a proper waste management system. The importance of …

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Impacts of water pollution in Sri Lanka

Man-made pollution and environmental degradation pose a severe challenge to all Sri Lankans. The main water resource problems in Sri Lanka are due to various human activities such as agriculture, fossil fuel combustion, urbanization, and industrial and commercial activities. Areas in every province where waste is not managed are causing a severe environmental problem due …

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Waste flow analysis in textile and apparel sector A case study of textile and apparel wet processing industries in Sri Lanka

Textile and the apparel sector in Sri Lanka, which contributes 10% to the country’s national GDP andemploys a workforce of 350,000, is one of the key industrial sectors. Though the sector is mostly selling to exportmarkets in the EU and the focus of sustainability is high, the sector’s waste generation is not clearly understood. Thisstudy …

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Implementing Renewable Energy by considering the Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Greenhouse gases are rapidly increasing in the earth’s atmosphere as a result of human activities. Many scientists already conclude that the increase in carbon dioxide, methane, and other greenhouse gases is causing global warming. This increase in greenhouse gases would contribute to even more global warming and climate change during this century. However, renewable energy …

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Drinking water treatment plant process optimization : A case study of Kalu river basin, Sri Lanka

Across the past decade, increasing water demand has been identified in Sri Lanka. The National Water Supply and Drainage Board is responsible for supplying potable drinking water to Sri Lanka people. There having various rural, urban water supply schemes are operated under that. Apart from that, the private sector water supply systems are also there. …

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