Composting of tannery effluent with cow manure and wheat straw.

Abstract

Wastewater from the leather industry in León (Guanajuato, México) is discharged into the Turbio river without treatment. Tannery wastewater contains utilizable nutrients, but also toxic organic compounds which might affect soil processes and plant growth, and pathogens, which might pose a threat to the local farming community. Tannery effluent was composted… (More)

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@article{ContrerasRamos2004CompostingOT, title={Composting of tannery effluent with cow manure and wheat straw.}, author={Silvia M Contreras-Ramos and D Alvarez-Bernal and N Trujillo-Tapia and Luc Dendooven}, journal={Bioresource technology}, year={2004}, volume={94 2}, pages={223-8} }