J Environ Manage 2021 Sep 18;300:113752. Epub 2021 Sep 18.
IMDEA Agua, Avda Punto Com 2, 28805, Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain; Universidad de Alcalá, A-II km 33,0, 28805, Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain.
In times when environmental concerns are on the rise and the search of ways to reduce waste generation and to create a circular economy is booming, Nature Based Solutions (NBSs) play a very important role. Vegetation Filters (VFs) are a type of Land Application System (LAS) in which wastewater is used to irrigate a forestry plantation to treat the water and produce biomass. VFs show multiple benefits that render this technology a suitable solution for wastewater treatment, especially for scattered populations or isolated buildings that lack of connection to sewer systems. Read More