Title: Review of the use of paper clay in the solid waste industry: physical and chemical properties

Authors: H. Keith Moo-Young Jr., Charles Ochola

Addresses: Villanova University College of Engineering, 800 Lancaster Ave., Villanova, PA 19085, USA. ' Villanova University College of Engineering, 800 Lancaster Ave., Villanova, PA 19085, USA

Abstract: The purpose of the paper is to give an overview of utilisation of paper clay, or paper sludge, in Northeastern USA. This paper will outline typical landfill cover practices, overview the paper-making process, discuss the waste generated by the paper industry, and discuss the beneficial uses of paper clays.

Keywords: paper clay; paper sludge; landfills; permeability; construction; design; frost; papermaking process; waste management; environmental management; solid waste; recycling; reuse.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEWM.2007.013633

International Journal of Environment and Waste Management, 2007 Vol.1 No.2/3, pp.205 - 227

Published online: 09 May 2007 *

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