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Table 11 Water and energy consumption for the proposed recycle and reuse method

From: Sustainable processes for pre-treatment of cotton fabric

Steps in the proposed recycle and reuse process Water consumption (m3/ton) Energy consumption (kW/ton) Cost (Rs/ton)
Desizing (MLR 1:20) 0 0 0
Hot wash (MLR 1:50) 0 0 0
Scouring (MLR 1:30) 7.5 610 4881
Hot wash (MLR 1:50) 12.5 1017 8135
Bleaching (MLR 1:30) 7.5 436 3486
Hot wash (MLR 1:50) 12.5 1017 8135
Neutralisation (MLR 1:50) 12.5 0 0
Total 52.5 3080 24,639
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