Extramural Research - People, Prosperity and the Planet
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EPA Grant Number: SU835527
Title: Biosorption of Dyes from Textile Industry Effluents Using Macroalgae
Oregon State University’s team is investigating ways to use microalgae, or seaweed, to remove dyes from textile industry effluents. This green, low cost technology has the potential, if adopted, to reduce the water footprint of the textile industries.
Challenge Area(s): Built Environment, Water