volume 40, issue 12, P2452-2462 2006
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2006.04.002
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Chantal J. Beauchamp, Anne-Marie Simao-Beaunoir, Carole Beaulieu, François-Philippe Chalifour

Abstract: Paper sludges are solid wastes material generated from the paper production, which have been characterized for their chemical contents. Some are rich in wood fiber and are a good carbon source, for example the primary and de-inking paper sludges. Others are made rich in nitrogen and phosphorus by pressing the activated sludge, resulting from the biological water treatments, with the primary sludge, yielding the combined paper sludge. Still, in the absence of sanitary effluents very few studies have addressed t…

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