Environmental Aspects of Textile Dyeing

Written by an international team of contributors and soon to be a standard in the field, Environmental Aspects of Textile Dyeing reviews current legislation and key technologies which make textile dyeing more efficient and environmentally friendly. The book begins by detailing European and US legislation relating to textile dyeing. Further chapters cover toxicology, environmentally responsible application of dyes and supercritical fluid textile dyeing. The book concludes with chapters on the reduction of pollution and minimization of waste, the re-use of spent dyebath, chemical treatment of dye effluent and biotechnological treatment of dye effluent.