Chemical Recovery from Textile Industry in Convenient Technology

  • Dr Omprakash Sahu
  • Yoseph Ayana Student, School of Chemical and Food Engineering, BiT, Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar Ethiopia.


Textile production is highly chemical and water intensive industrial activity. According to estimates demand for chemicals is expected to grow substantially driven by the growing emphasis on product quality throughout the global textile industry, as well as wider consumer demand for comfortable and durable apparel. The aim of experimental work is to recover the caustic soda from textile industry. This study to assess the impact of caustic recovery from the jambo jigger plant was conducted in textile Share Company. A simple evaporator was used to concentrate the effluent stream from jambo jigger washing procedure and the changes in the quality of effluent and concentration of caustic lye was analysed over a period. In addition to the enhancements in the value of sewage, the study has also focused on the cost savings in terms of sewage therapy and manufacturing due to recycle of the recuperated caustic. Caustic soda ends in strong alkaline effluent making the waste water toxic and can lower the disbanded oxygen content of receiving waters, threaten aquatic life and destruction general water quality downstream.


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How to Cite
SAHU, Dr Omprakash; AYANA, Yoseph. Chemical Recovery from Textile Industry in Convenient Technology. Journal of Advanced Research in Polymer and Textile Engineering, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 1, p. 1-7, aug. 2021. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 17 aug. 2022.