27 Sep '13, 4pm

Scientists have found an eco-friendly way of removing toxic textile dyes from water in a matter of MINUTES

Waterways near textile plants in South America, India and China are especially threatened because the plants dump their waste, which kills plant and animal life and makes the water undrinkable. Until more non-toxic dyes are used or tighter regulations imposed, the water needs to be filtered and cleaned. Researchers at Colombia’s Universidad Industrial de Santander Chemistry Department have been working on a technique to use natural plant fibers to clean polluted waters from toxic dyes.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/colombian-plant-fiber-can-rid-wa...

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