Waste Disposal and Pollution Abatement

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Dr. Prasanta Kumar Choudhury

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Course Name : Waste Disposal and Pollution Abatement

Code (Credit) : CUTM1166 (1-0-1)

Course Objectives

  • To inculcate among students the basics concepts of wastewater discharge from milk reception dock, liquid milk processing section, butter, ghee, ice-cream, condensed milk, milk powder, cheese and paneer manufacturing.
  • To acquaint students with the environmental issues by effluent discharges from dairy plant.
  • Provide a brief idea on waste treatment process in dairy processing plant.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the utilization of dairy wastes and implement various treatments for waste disposal.
  • Analyse different cleaning agents and sanitizers.
  • Able to report and record the maintenance of dairy plant.

Course Syllabus

Module I: Wastes Discharged From Dairy Plants (5 hrs)

  • An overview of wastes discharged from dairy plants and wastewater discharged from milk reception dock.
  • Wastewater discharged from liquid milk processing section.
  • Wastewater discharged from manufacturing of butter, ghee and milk powder.
  • Wastewater discharged from manufacturing of ice-cream, condensed milk, cheese and paneer.
  • Packaging wastes.

Module II: Environmental Issues in Effluent Discharge (1 hr)

  • Effects of effluents on waterways, land and on the atmosphere.

Module III: Waste Treatment Process in a Dairy Processing Plant (3 hrs)

  • Waste management in dairy industry.
  • Wastewater treatment options for a dairy processing plant.
  • Solid waste management.

Project (12.5 hrs)

  • Waste utilization processes.
  • Various treatments in waste disposal.
  • Analysis of cleaning agents and sanitizers.
  • Reports and records maintenance of dairy plant.
  • Operational precautions.
  • CIP cleaning.

Suggested Readings

 

Text Books

  • Yung-Tse Hung, Lawrence K Wang & Nazih K Shammas: Handbook of Environment and Waste Management.
  • Jeffrey Peirce, P Aarne Vesilind & Ruth Weiner: Environmental pollution and control.

Session Plan

Session 1

An overview of wastes discharged from dairy plants and wastewater discharged from milk reception dock (1 hr).

Session 2

Wastewater discharged from liquid milk processing section (1 hr).

Session 3

Wastewater discharged from manufacturing of butter, ghee and milk powder (1 hr).

Session 4

Wastewater discharged from manufacturing of ice-cream, condensed milk, cheese and paneer (1 hr).

Session 5

Session 6

Effects of effluents on waterways, land and on the atmosphere (1 hr).

Session 7

Solid waste and waste management in dairy industry (1 hr).

Session 8

Wastewater treatment options for a dairy processing plant (1 hr).

Session 9

Session 10 (Project)

Waste utilization processes (2 hrs).

Session 11 (Project)

Various treatments in waste disposal (2 hrs).

Session 12 (Project)

Analysis of cleaning agents and sanitizers (2 hrs).

Session 13 (Project)

Reports and records maintenance of dairy plant (2 hrs).

Session 14 (Project)

Operational precautions (2 hrs).

Session 15 (Project)

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Dr. Prasanta Kumar Choudhury

Asst. Professor and Head, Dairy Technology
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Dr. Prasanta Kumar Choudhury is currently working as Assistant Professor and Head in the Department of Dairy Technology, Centurion University of Technology and Management, Paralakhemundi Campus, Odisha. He obtained his Ph. D degree from the National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal in the field of Dairy Microbiology. He has more than 9 years of experience at […]