textile industry resource management News

  • SGS brings Sustainability Service to the Indian Textiles Industry

    With increasing global market pressures to create a commercial edge, sustainability is fast becoming the key concept that shapes a company’s short term prospects and overall long term success. Consumers are demanding greater transparency in the sustainability claims of the products they buy and SGS, with its sustainability service program, is at the forefront of this development. Dr. G ...


    By SGS

  • SCS Global Services Releases Final “Responsible Source” Standard for the Textile Industry

    SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, announced today the release of its final standard for Responsible Source™ fiber certification in the textile industry.     The “Responsible Source™ Standard for Chip, Pellets and ...


    By SCS Global Services

  • Northeast Recycling Council Announces Textile Recovery Workshop

    The Northeast Recycling Council (NERC) announces a one-day symposium on textile recovery entitled “Collecting Textiles: Make It Work for Your Community” to be held Tuesday, April 2nd at the Nathan Hale Inn & Conference Center at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT. The goal of the workshop is to provide municipalities, recycling coordinators, colleges & universities, ...

  • Myanmar (Burma): Environmental Assessment, Resource & Management Services

    SLP Environmental is pleased to announce that we now offer a comprehensive range of environmental assessment and management services throughout the fourteen states and regions that constitute the Union of Myanmar (Burma). After 50 years of isolation Myanmar is now opening up to foreign direct investment and SLP can provide specialist environmental and socio-economic services to support our ...

  • Swedish textile sustainability project turns water savings into profit for Indian suppliers

    A water management project among textile suppliers in India, led by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and Swedish fashion brands Indiska, KappAhl and Lindex, has demonstrated how efficient resource management in textile production in India can achieve substantial environmental improvements and financial gains. In an industry with low profit margins and negative ...

  • Successful Swedish water project ensures cleaner textile production in India

    By participating in a unique project for cleaner production, Sustainable Water Resources (SWAR), suppliers to the Swedish retail brands Indiska, KappAhl and Lindex have reduced their environmental impact and improved capacity through training on resource efficiency. For a garment production factory in Noida, India, the idea of coupling sustainable practices with significant financial ...

  • RWM SETS THE TREND THIS AUTUMN WITH RECYCLED TEXTILE FASHION SHOWS

    PRESS RELEASE   RWM SETS THE TREND THIS AUTUMN WITH RECYCLED TEXTILE FASHION SHOWS   14 July 2010 - Up and coming eco-designers will be sending their latest looks down the catwalk at the Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition (14 to 16 September, NEC, Birmingham) this year. Sponsored by ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • I + G Cohen and Axion Consulting textile event, 13th November 2012

    Recycling specialists I&G Cohen Ltd and Axion Consulting are co-hosting a key event on November 13th 2012 for local authorities, recyclers and waste management companies to explore innovative ways of diverting used clothing and textiles from landfill. Entitled 'What a Waste!', the one-day seminar at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester aims to raise awareness of how textile ...

  • Short supply chain is essential to successful textile recycling and maximising value

    Closer partnerships between textile recyclers,  local authorities and waste management companies can play a major role in diverting greater volumes of discarded clothing and household textiles from landfill, delegates at the UK’s first dedicated textile recycling seminar heard. Shortening the supply chain from residents to recyclers is essential to preserving quality, minimising ...

  • Students to display upcycled denim ‘jeanius’ at textile recycling event

    UK students have turned discarded denim clothes into novel products, such as iPad cases, toys and a rocking chair, to demonstrate ‘second life’ opportunities for waste textiles and their great capacity for re-use. A waterproof coat derived from shredded denim and a denim pair of sunglasses are among other items created by 34 Fashion Design undergraduates at the University of Salford ...

  • India: water resource equipment market

    The total Indian water market is estimated to be over $1 billion. The government sector contributes a little more than 50 percent, with the rest of the business coming from the private industrial sector. The overall water market is growing at 10-12 percent annually, with even higher growth rates in the industrial and drinking water segments. Currently, 75 percent of the rural population and 85 ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • GlyEco Completes Acquisition Agreement With Renew Resources, LLC.

    GlyEco, Inc. (OTCBB: GLYE) announced today it has completed a preliminary agreement to acquire certain assets of Renew Resources, LLC., a leading provider of recycling services in Rock Hill, SC. The transaction is scheduled to close July 31, 2012. Renew Resources is a privately held company founded in 1999 by owner ...


  • WRAP mobilises a Resource Revolution with ambitious plan for future

    Today, WRAP unveils its plan for the next five years which aims to create a revolution in the way that we use resources. ‘Resource Revolution: Creating the Future’ sets out how WRAP will work with businesses, governments and consumers to create the step change needed to meet the demands of the future generations. Increased pressure on the world’s natural resources ...

  • China: Hong Kong: water resources equipment

    Hong Kong relies entirely on imported water and wastewater treatment products and technologies to meet its needs. In January 2008, the Hong Kong Government (HKG) allocated funds to build the US$8 million disinfection facilities under the Harbor Area Treatment Scheme (HATS) Stage 2A. This portion of Stage 2A has a completion date in 2009. Another US$1.02 billion will be spent before 2014 on the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Environmental concerns about industry wastewater management, fuel the demand for water and wastewater treatment equipment market, finds Frost & Sullivan

    The Indian Water and Wastewater treatment market is at growth phase and is expected to reflect high growth rate for the next five years. Globally, governments have realized that the supply of clean water and effective treatment of wastewater are crucial for sustainable development. The lack of freshwater resources is becoming a global issue and resulting in the rapid growth of technologies for ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Research and Markets: Waste: A Handbook for Management

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  • Carpet industry embraces circular economy opportunities

    Carpet recycling and re-use initiatives showcased at Carpet Recycling UK’s recent fifth annual conference in Birmingham highlighted the industry’s significant progress in embracing circular economy opportunities. Nearly 100 carpet industry stakeholders including manufacturers, distributors, recyclers, waste management companies and raw material suppliers attended what ...

  • Industries Honored for Being "Good Corporate Citizens"

    The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County today sent Certificates of Recognition to 575 companies for being "good corporate citizens" for the year 2011. These companies have met their limits for wastewater discharge for at least a year, maintained their environmental equipment and fulfilled all permit requirements. Ninety-one of the companies have received this recognition for more than ...


    By Marketwire

  • How Industry Can Help Maintain a Healthy Environment

    How Industry Can Help Maintain a Healthy Environment Conservation among residential consumers has become a mainstay of utility operations, but opportunities abound among industrial users to put conservation measures into practice. This e-mail interview with wastewater expert Daniel Theobald details the ways in which industry can incorporate recycling and reuse into their daily operations. ...

  • Industries Honored for Being "Good Corporate Citizens"

    The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County sent Certificates of Recognition to 616 companies for being "good corporate citizens" in 2010. These companies have met their limits for wastewater discharge for at least a year, were free from any notices of violation, maintained their environmental equipment and fulfilled all permit requirements. Ninety (90) of the companies have received this ...


    By Marketwire

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