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Assessment of Water Footprint in Paper & Pulp Industry & its Impact on Sustainability

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Unsustainable utilization of water assets conveys challenges these days identified with the generation periods of water devouring products, for example, pulp & paper. This industry is portrayed by noteworthy water utilization at every procedure venture of creation. This study concentrates on the water footprint appraisal of paper and pulp generation at a medium measured paper and pulp industry in Uttar Pradesh, India. Here, the evaluation depended on the creation chain outline. A framework limit was proposed to evaluate the water footprint at different procedure stages from the source to the last item and additionally the natural contacts with extraordinary spotlight on maintainability. Through this study water footprint accounting has been done and the outcomes were utilized to break down the supportability as far as, Blue water footprint, Grey water footprint and Green water impression for Kraft & White paper. Also, recommendations for reasonable practices have been touched upon.
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  • Department of Health, Safety & Environmental Engineering, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India
  • Department of Health, Safety & Environmental Engineering, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India
  • Department of Health, Safety & Environmental Engineering, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India
  • Department of Electrical, Power & Energy, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun, India
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