Process Safety and Environmental Protection 2018 DOI: 10.1016/j.psep.2018.06.038 View full text
Huaimin Wang, Guneet Kaur, Nattha Pensupa, Kristiadi Uisan, Chenyu Du, Xiaofeng Yang, Carol Sze Ki Lin

Abstract: 22Textile waste is one type of municipal solid waste growing rapidly in recent years. In 23 Hong Kong, 306 tonnes of textile waste were produced daily in 2015 and more than 24 90% of these ended up in landfill. This is the first paper which utilizes textile wastes 25 as substrate for cellulase production via submerged fungal fermentation, subsequently 26 uses produced cellulase in textile waste hydrolysis for recovery of glucose and 27 polyester. Trichoderma reesei ATCC 24449 was selected with the highest cell…

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