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Maharashtra will give spinning mills subsidies to set up solar power plants

By : sustainabilityo..., May 14, 2018

The state government has set up a committee to help cooperative spinning mills and textile units set up solar power plants. Officials from the Maharashtra Textile Department, which has set up...

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Manufacturers May Soon Profit from Bio-Nylon Process

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 29, 2018

Materials used by the nylon industry have traditionally been derived from crude oil, but manufacturers will soon be able to create their own “bio-nylon” made from plant-based renewable...

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Sustainable Apparel Coalition Increases Analytics for Supply Chain Assessment

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 30, 2017

The Sustainable Apparel Coalition is releasing an updated version of its Higg Facility Environmental Module, a global self-assessment tool for apparel, footwear, and textile manufacturing...

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Foam-dyeing technology set to transform denim industry

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 21, 2017

The denim industry is all set for transformation with the introduction of foam-dyeing technology. The foam-dyeing process by Indigo Mill Designs (IMD), will allow fabric mills to produce waste...

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Sweden to open chemical knowledge centre

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 14, 2017

The Government of Sweden is to open a substitution centre that it says will help SMEs identify safer alternatives to hazardous substances, with a particular focus on textiles....

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Adidas advances its swimwear range using recycled ocean waste

By : sustainabilityo..., May 22, 2017

Sportswear brand Adidas has announced a partnership with Aquafil for the Spring/Summer 2017 Parley Hero swim range. Aquafil is a leading producer of Nylon 6 for carpets and apparel and will...

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NITRA launches book on Solar Energy to help India apparel exporters

By : sustainabilityo..., May 22, 2017

Use of solar energy is increasing day-by-day in Indian textile and garment industry. Not only the Southern part of the country, which always stays ahead in taking such initiatives, apparel...

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WWF to create fashion platform to eliminate environmental negative impacts

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 11, 2017

World Wildlife Fund (WWF), known as the world’s most proactive conservation association, is coming together with unconventional fashion platform – AwaytoMars to create clothing that completely...

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Cabinet clears easier labour laws, tech upgradation for textiles sector

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 8, 2016

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a set of reforms, including simplified labour laws and technology upgradation for the made-ups sector. “The interventions are expected to boost employment...

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