Nature has created excellent technologies around us, and as such, it is the chief mentor to humans on creativity and technology development. Nature uses fibre as a building block – natural structures like wood, bamboo, bone, muscle, etc. all have fibrous structure. Fibre spinning and weaving technologies are available in nature since time immemorial. Nature has also demonstrated sophisticated technologies useful in the development of technical textiles like functional surfaces, camouflage, structural colour, thermal insulation, dry-adhesion, etc.

KOLHAPUR: The state government has decided to take a final call on the proposed textile policy after September 11. The policy is expected to attract investments worth Rs 80,000 crore.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Magaarani Dyeings,Tiruppur.Vs. The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board, Rep. by its Member Secretary, Chennai & Others dated 03/09/2015.

Hennes & Mauritz, the world’s second-biggest fashion retailer, is launching an effort to promote recycling as it seeks to cut its environmental impact, boost its ethical credentials and address

Hennes & Mauritz, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, is launching a new effort to promote recycling as it seeks to cut its environmental impact, boost its ethical credentials and addr

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Digvijay Singh Vs. State of Rajasthan & Ors. dated 07/08/2015 regarding pollution caused by textile units of Balotra, Bithuja and Jasol of Barmer District, Rajasthan.

The Tribunal also wanted to know whether all members of the CETP Trust not having ETP are shut or not in consequence to the order passed in that regard.

KOLHAPUR: Ichalkaranji-based textile units producing grey cloth are facing a major problem as its client units in Rajasthan have shut down since May for allegedly violating pollution norms.

EU member states have agreed to ban a toxic substance widely found in clothing because it poses an “unacceptable risk” to the environment.

Whereas, among others, under Section 17 of the Water (Prevention and control of Pollution) Act, 1974, one of the functions of the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB)/Pollution control Committee (PCC), constituted under the Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 is to plan comprehensive programmes for prevention, control of abat

The National Green Tribunal on 1 July 2015 refused to modify its earlier order that asked for closure of 739 polluting textile units in Rajasthan’s Barmer district and sought assistance of Central Ground Water Authority, RIICO and the District Collector as well as the Regional Pollution Control Board to enquire into the matter. Read full text of this NGT order.

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