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Over 680 textile mills closed as on June 2017: Government

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 11, 2017

As many as 682 textile mills were closed as on June end this year and 232 of them were in Tamil Nadu, the government said today.      

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Exposure to chemicals used in jeans dyeing units can affect human health, says government

By : SustainabilityO..., Aug 9, 2017

The government on Tuesday told the Lok Sabha that the exposure to chemicals used in textile dyeing units can affect human health and the civic authorities would take action against any such...

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Indian apex body launches an Apparel Industry Sustainability (AISA) Programme to promote sustainable practices

By : SustainabilityO..., Jul 14, 2017

Apparel Export Promotion Council launched the Indian Apparel Industry Sustainability (AISA) Programme on Wednesday in New Delhi to promote sustainability in the...

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International Financial Corporation assists Vietnam with green textile production

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 27, 2017

International Financial Corporation (IFC) has launched a US $ 9.9 million project to assist Vietnamese garment and textile companies in enhancing resource efficiency and thereby saving US $ 15...

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Powerloom sector asks for GST exemption

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 22, 2017

The Chennai Metro Rail Ltd, a joint venture of the Central and Tamil Nadu governments, intends to install solar power plants at its stations and the Koyambedu maintenance depot to provide 6 MW...

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Shasha Denims focusing on less water consumption

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 21, 2017

Shasha Denims, one of the leading export houses in Bangladesh, spoke about their efforts to introduce their new sustainable processes in world market to Apparel Resources. “Our journey over the...

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No further relief to textile sector: GST Council

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 19, 2017
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council said that no more relief will be given to the textile sector before the bill is rolled out on July 1. Prior to the 17th GST Council meeting that was...
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Classify textile job work under 5% GST slab: Federation of Indian Exports Organisation (FIEO)

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 19, 2017

Federation of Indian Exports Organisation (FIEO) has urged the government to bring textile job works including embroidery, cutting and garmenting under the 5 per cent GST slab. As tasks like...

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RadiciGroup adopts sustainable dyeing technique

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 13, 2017

RadiciGroup has taken the initiative to promote solution dyeing of yarns that helps reduce water and energy consumption. In solution dyeing, colour is added 'upstream' in the extrusion phase,...

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IKEA UK & Ireland launches ‘textile take-back’ scheme

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 5, 2017

IKEA UK & Ireland has launched a new textile take-back scheme at its Cardiff store, encouraging customers to recycle unwanted textiles and help the local community.

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