The textile industry will get help meeting its environmental obligations with a new ‘Zero Discharge’ scheme from quality assessment specialists Bureau Veritas.
Greenpeace International investigations have revealed dumping of industrial waste water with a wide range of hazardous substances from two Industrial Zones located in China’s most important textile manufacturing base.
The world’s largest fashion retailer Zara – and parent company Inditex – have today committed to eliminate all releases of hazardous chemicals throughout its entire supply chain and products by 2020, following public pressure in response to Greenpeace’s Detox campaign.
Nestlé has this morning been named the winner of the Stockholm Industry Water Award for its leadership and performance to improve water management in its internal operations and throughout its supply chain.
Brewery company Heineken has been fined £500 on each of three charges of breaching its environmental permit and £800 on failing to notify the Environment Agency of the breach, without delay.
A Co Tyrone Company has been fined £12,500 at Omagh Magistrates’ Court for a water pollution offence.