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Textile Ministry launches scheme to develop knitting and knitwear sector

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2019

The Union Textile Ministry has launched a comprehensive Scheme for the development of the knitwear sector under PowerTex India. ...

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12 dyeing units to lose power supply due to defunct effluent plant

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 26, 2018

The district administration on Wednesday directed Tangedco to cut power supply to 12 textile bleaching and dyeing units at Mangalam here as their common effluent treatment plant (CETP) was not...

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Nine organisations join ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 5, 2018

Nine organisations have joined the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Roadmap to Zero Programme, a coalition of over 100 contributors, working on the implementation of safer chemistry...

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C&A Foundation's projects to boost circular fashion

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 22, 2018

Boosting circular fashion, C&A Foundation has selected five pilot initiatives as part of its open request for proposals to bridge the gap in the implementation of circular business models at...

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A&E unveils new Anefil Poly Repreve recycled sewing thread

By : Sustainability ..., May 24, 2018

American & Efird (A&E), a leading manufacturer and distributor of industrial and consumer sewing thread, embroidery thread, and technical textiles, has unveiled Anefil Poly using Repreve...

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Hugo Boss Sets Sustainable Material Targets, Emphasizes Circular Fashion

By : sustainabilityo..., May 1, 2018

The Hugo Boss Group is developing sustainable sourcing strategies for its most important materials based on natural capital valuations, according to the global apparel company’s latest...

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H&M aims to be climate positive across value chain by 2040

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2018

H&M aims to become climate positive across the entire value chain by 2040, says its sustainability report 2017. The company has been making strong progress towards its vision to lead the...

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EU Launches Innovation Observatory for Shared Ideas on Textile Sustainability

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 19, 2018

The European Union (EU) is tackling industrial pollution with a new initiative designed to yield a more sustainable textile sector.


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REI introduces new sustainability standards

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 16, 2018

REI Co-op, a specialty outdoor retailer, headquartered near Seattle, has debuted product sustainability standards that apply to over 1,000 brands sold at the co-op to elevate sustainability...

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Washing unit polluting borewells, allege farmers in Tamil Nadu

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 12, 2018

Following a complaint from a group of farmers near Perumanallur area that a textile garment washing unit was releasing effluent into unused borewells, the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (...

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