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Tamil Nadu govt announces Integrated Textile Policy

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 8, 2019

The state government of Tamil Nadu has announced its Integrated Textile Policy, aiming at sustainable growth of the entire textile value chain and promotion of technical textiles. The new policy...

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‘Illegal dyeing units polluting Pitchaikkaran canal, Cauvery’

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 5, 2018

Residents of Senathipathipalayam, Rangampalayam and Kasipalayam on Wednesday alleged that illegal dyeing units in their area had been polluting Pitchaikkaranpallam canal by discharging untreated...

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Birla Cellulose, Isko, Lenzing join ZDHC programme

By : Sustainability ..., May 24, 2018

Birla Cellulose, Isko and Lenzing have joined ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme. These new contributors join in the category of value chain affiliates from the textile industry. They will now...

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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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