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IFC Partners with Levi Strauss and Co. to Reduce Emissions, Water Use in Textile Factories

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 8, 2019

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Levi Strauss & Co. (LS&Co.), one of the world’s leading brand name apparel companies, signed a cooperation agreement that will help LS&Co....

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NGT directs CPCB to monitor industrial waste discharge

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 12, 2018

In a significant order related to monitoring of industrial pollution in the country, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to devise a mechanism to...

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Wastewater from textile mills could power batteries, says study

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2018

A sapphire-coloured dye -- a common industrial pollutant from textile mills -- could be used to build rechargeable batteries for wind farms and solar homes to store electricity, a study has...

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Jaipur: waste water and pay Rs 10K penalty, proposes draft bill

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 13, 2017

Water supply and sewerage system of Jaipur will soon be under an autonomous board. A draft of the bill for constitution of the Jaipur Supply and Sewerage Board (JSSB) bill has been prepared by...

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A&E Commits to Sustainable Textiles, Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemical

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 18, 2017

Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemical (ZDHC) Programme, a collaboration of over 20 leading brands, more than 30 value chain affiliates and 14 associates, has a new addition to the list as A&E...

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Sweetwater Tech Resources to use produced water for reuse in industrial, agricultural processes

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 16, 2017

Treated produced water from oil and gas operations could help satisfy water demand from agricultural and industrial water consumers while conserving limited freshwater supplies....

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Chennai wastewater recycle plant to be ready in two years

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 2, 2017

A wastewater treatment plant that will recycle 45 million litres of domestic water for industry usage will be built in two years, said Rajiv Mittal, managing director and CEO of VA Tech Wabag on...

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New research to turn municipal sewage into biofuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 4, 2016

It may sound like science fiction, but wastewater treatment plants may one day turn ordinary sewage into biocrude oil, thanks to new research at the US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest...

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Vietnam to have uniform standard for textiles & garments

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 14, 2016

In its proposal to prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, the ministry of industry and trade has suggested creation of a national technical standard for garments and textile products. The new standard...

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'Swachh Neer' project between India, France aims to tackle water scarcity

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 9, 2016

University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) on Thursday announced a project -- titled "Swachh Neer - Une Vie Meilleure" (a better life) -- to develop technologies for recycling and...

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