Global fast fashion brands are helping drive pollution that has dyed African rivers blue or turned their waters as alkaline as bleach, according to a report published.

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) compliance report on water pollution by tanneries at Jajmau, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh and water pollution at Rania, Kanpur Dehat and Rakhi Mandi, Kanpur Nagar, Uttar Pradesh.

This Powering Livelihoods market research report provides insights on the current state and the potential for Solarvastra - a fabric produced using solar charkhas and solar looms. The usage of solar power provides a unique value proposition for these 100 per cent renewable energy-based products.

Joint Committee report in Original Application No. 202/2016 in the matter of Balotra Textile Hand Processors Association Vs Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board & Others in compliance to the National Green Tribunal order of December 7, 2020.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Shamshul Haq Vs Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board & Others dated 12/03/2021.

The appellant, Shamshul Haq ran a unit engaged in washing/dyeing jeans in a  residential area.  

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Digvijay Singh Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 07/12/2020 regarding pollution caused by the textile industries at Balotra, Bithuja and Jasol in district Barmer, Rajasthan.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kishan Paryavaran Sangaharsh Samiti, Jaipur Vs State of Rajasthan & Others dated 07/12/2020.

The issue involves remedial action against discharge of untreated trade effluents by textile industries at Pali.

Order of the Madras High Court (Suo Motu W.P. (MD) No. 17508 of 2020 regarding Amaravathi river pollution dated 02/12/2020.

The matter dealt with discharge of untreated effluents from the dyeing units and other companies into the river Amaravathi - polluting the entire river.

Justice N. Kirubakaran and Justice B. Pugalendhi noted that throughout the country, the industries were polluting the water bodies by letting in untreated industrial effluents. Many of the water bodies were completely polluted and they have become sewage channels.

Compliance report by the Joint Committee of Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Gujarat Pollution Control Board (GPCB) of the order passed by the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Original Application No. 616/2019 (Ramdevbhai Samatbhai Sanjva Vs State of Gujarat & Others) related to pollution in river Bhadar due to discharges from textile units in Jetpur, Gujarat.

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered government lockdowns, collapsed consumer demand, and disrupted imports of raw materials, battering the Asia Pacific garment industry especially hard, according to a new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO).

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