In a paradigm shift towards resource sustainability and the circular economy, (waste-) waters are now recognized as sources of valuable resources, including clean water, precious metals, renewable energy and nutrients. No longer the culprit of environmental pollution, diverse (waste-) water streams and resource recovery now form an important part of governmental energy strategies, national security and daily life.
Membrane technology has shown great potential in resource recovery and recycling in terms of its superior treated water quality, efficient nutrient recovery, and sustainable operation, especially under some scenarios where biological treatment is not feasible.
This Special Issue in ACS ES&T Water is seeking rigorous research articles, reviews, and perspectives on the latest advances in membrane technologies for resource recovery and recycling from diverse water streams (e.g. salt lake brines, brewery wastewater, landfill leachate, anaerobically treated sewage, and more). Actual applications and case studies in this area are especially welcome.
- Bart Van der Bruggen, KU Leuven, Belgium
- Hideto Matsuyama, Kobe University, Japan
- Yuqing Lin, East China University of Science and Technology, China
- Junfeng Zheng, KU Leuven, Belgium
Associate and Topic Editors
- Ching-Hua Huang, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
- Xin Li, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
To submit your manuscript, please visit the ACS ES&T Water website. Please follow the normal procedures for manuscript submission and when in the ACS Paragon Plus submission site, select the special issue of “Resource recovery and recycling from water streams: Advanced membrane technologies and case studies.” All manuscripts will undergo rigorous peer review. For additional submission instructions, please see the ACS ES&T Water Author Guidelines.
The deadline for submissions is January 17, 2023.