Impacts of textile and leather effluent on environment: an assessment through life cycle of fishes and plants

dc.contributor.author Hasan, Md Mahabub
dc.contributor.author Alam, AKM Mashud
dc.contributor.author Haque, AKM Monjurul
dc.contributor.author Moly, Habiba H
dc.contributor.author Tanjil, Muhammad
dc.contributor.department Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management
dc.date.accessioned 2022-01-27T14:55:46Z
dc.date.available 2022-01-27T14:55:46Z
dc.date.issued 2021-06-24
dc.description.abstract The textile and tannery industry in Bangladesh is liable for polluting the soil and water body owing to the discharge of untreated effluents. They use enormous amounts of water, chemicals, and colorants for processing textile and leather products and release a complex mixture of organic and inorganic pollutants and metal contents, which negatively impact the environment. The main objective of this research was to study the deleterious impact of untreated textile and leather effluents on the environment in Bangladesh. For this purpose, textile and leather effluents were collected from industries during discharging after processing. Parameters, such as BOD, COD, pH, TDS, TSS, TH, Turbidity, conductivity, alkalinity, Dissolved Fe, metal contents, etc., were tested to determine the characteristics of the effluents. Moreover, the impact of these effluents on tree plants as well as on fishes was observed over 24 days. The results showed that the effluents contain extremely high values of BOD, COD, TDS, TSS, hardness, conductivity, alkalinity, silica from the recommended discharge limit. It was also observed that leather effluents cause a more harmful effect on the survival of fishes and trees due to the presence of high metal contents than textile effluents. The findings will help address this alarming situation in the ecosystem of Bangladesh and recommend immediate action to save the ecosystem from untreated discharges of industrial effluents.
dc.description.comments This article is published as Hasan MM, Alam AKMM, Haque AKMM, et al. Impacts of textile and leather effluent on environment: an assessment through life cycle of fishes and plants. J Textile Eng Fashion Technol. 2021;7(3):111-117. DOI: 10.15406/jteft.2021.07.00276. Posted with permission.
dc.identifier.issn 2574-8114
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/dv6lgWXz
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher 2021 Journal of Textile Engineering & Fashion Technology
dc.source.uri http://doi.org/10.15406/jteft.2021.07.00276 *
dc.subject textile effluents
dc.subject leather effluents
dc.subject physio-chemical parameters
dc.subject environmental effect
dc.subject.disciplines DegreeDisciplines::Arts and Humanities::Art and Design::Fiber, Textile, and Weaving Arts
dc.subject.disciplines DegreeDisciplines::Arts and Humanities::Art and Design::Industrial and Product Design
dc.subject.disciplines DegreeDisciplines::Business::Business Law, Public Responsibility, and Ethics
dc.subject.disciplines DegreeDisciplines::Physical Sciences and Mathematics::Oceanography and Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology::Fresh Water Studies
dc.title Impacts of textile and leather effluent on environment: an assessment through life cycle of fishes and plants
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