Most companies using cotton do nearly nothing to improve environmental sustainability in its supply, environmental groups said on Tuesday, citing a report by an online green consumer site.

The majority of international companies using most cotton globally are failing to deliver on cotton sustainability according to new independent research published by Pesticide Action Network (PAN) UK, Solidaridad and WWF.

China's first mandatory national textile standards for children-both infants and older children-will take effect on Wednesday, International Children's Day.

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today said the state government is committed for "effective" and "functional" single window system to promote and facilitate clearances for private investments in

Minister questions absence of Spices Board in Kodagu

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Pali Water Pollution Control Foundation Pali Vs. Union of India & Others dated 13/05/2016 regarding pollution caused by dying and printing industries in district Pali, Rajasthan. Compliance Report dated 10th May, 2016 filed by Rajasthan State Pollution Control Board reveals that the Pali Water Pollution Control Treatment & Research Foundation has submitted Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) in respect of (Unit – II, III & IV) and the same were rejected-vide letter dated 11th February, 2016.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone Bench, Chennai) in the matter of M/s. Sonal Process Vs Tamil Nadu State Pollution Control Board & Others dated 06/05/2016 regarding pollution caused M/s. Sonal Process a dyeing Unit, Tiruppur, Tamil Nadu. Application disposed of with the Court directing the dyeing unit to carry on the activities only with 96 KLD for a period of one year.  

Aiming to bring in better adherence to environmental pollution norms, the Prakash Javadekar-led Environment ministry now plans to use real time violation alerts as evidence against defaulting indus

The expedited advent of urbanization and industrialization for economic growth has adversely affected the biological diversity, which is one of the major concerns of the developing countries. Microbes play a crucial role in decontaminating polluted sites and degrades pollution load of textile effluent. The present study was based on identification of microbial diversity along the Noyaal river of Tirupur area.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of ALPS Industries Ltd. Vs. U.E.P.P.C.B. & Ors. dated 01/03/2016 regarding pollution caused by the textile industry ( Alps Industries Ltd.) Uttarakhand.

NGT orders for a joint inspection of the industry to be conducted by the CPCB, State Pollution Control Board, IIT Roorkee and the Inspection, preferably should be in the first instance of the spinning units.