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Monforts debuts improved eco-friendly denim finishing

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 6, 2016

German textile finishing specialist Monforts has made its Monfortex compressive shrinkage ranges for denim finishing even more cost efficient and eco-friendly.

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Green tribunal notice to Coca-Cola’s bottling plant in UP

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 28, 2015

 Beverages major Coca-Cola has come under the scanner of the National Green Tribunal which has issued notice to the company after finding “alarming facts” in an inspection report of apex pollution monitoring body.

The green panel has also directed Hindustan Coca-Cola...

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Surface Cleaning of Ganga to Start Next Month Consultative Committee Meeting of the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Held

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 24, 2015

Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti has said that Surface cleaning of Ganga will start next month in 10 major cities (Haridwar, Garhmukteshwar, Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Patna, Sahibganj, Kolkata, Nabadwip and...

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Depletion of Ground Water Level

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 23, 2015

Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) has proposed revision of the guidelines issued in the year 2012, in compliance to the directions of various orders of Hon’ble National Green Tribunal, which would bring the existing industries/Units under the ambit of ground water...

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Subject Tags: Policy , water

India joins climate water coalition in Paris

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 11, 2015

Two hundred and ninety river basin organisations, businesses, civil society groups and governments have come together for the Paris Pact on Water and Climate Change Adaptation....

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Government released draft notification for Zero Liquid Discharge (ZLD) in textile industry

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 3, 2015

The government of India has issued a draft notification to control the massive pollution caused by the textile industry. It has directed the industry players to adhere to the 'Zero Liquid Discharge' (ZLD) norms which make it mandatory for them to recycle all effluents...

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"Paris Pact on Water and Climate Change Adaptation” Announced

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 3, 2015

A broad coalition of nations, river basin organizations, business and civil society today announced the creation of the international Paris Pact on Water and Climate Change Adaptation to make water systems – the very foundation of sustainable human development - more...

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‘Modelling Sustainability’ STWI Global Report launched

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 26, 2015

Welcome to the first edition of Modelling Sustainability: the first biannual global report from the Sweden Textile Water Initiative (STWI) Projects – the...

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New groundwater extraction rules leave industrialists worried

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 17, 2015

A new rule imposing restrictions by the Central Ground Water Authority to check the growing depletion of groundwater level has left the industry worried and confused.

The leather industry, which is one of the largest guzzlers of water, is concerned about the new rule...

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Subject Tags: India , policy , water

STP to be must for new apartments with five or more houses: Bengaluru

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 29, 2015

Newly constructed and upcoming apartment complexes having five or more houses must have mini sewage treatment plants (STPs), the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) decided at a meeting held in the first week of this month. 

The board had earlier decided...

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Subject Tags: policy , waste , water