Textile industry threads its way through the effluent challenge

The textile industry was warned some time ago by the National Rivers Authority (NRA) that tighter controls on discharges of colour and pesticides were in the pipeline. Some sectors, such as the Kidderminster carpet manufacturers, have responded. But elsewhere the industry is warning - not for the first time - that thousands of jobs in textile finishing and garment manufacture are on the line because proven and economically feasible technology is not available to clean up its effluents.

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here

Email: report@ends.co.uk

Call: 020 8267 8120

Take a 30-day trial

  • Join ENDS Report now and pay nothing for your first 30-days.

Register

Subscribe

Prices on request

  • Full access to endsreport.com for 12 months
  • Monthly print issues
  • Clear and accessible guidance on relevant legislation
  • Integration with ENDS Compliance Manager helping you plan ahead and ensure compliance for your organisation
  • Individual or bespoke multi-user packages available

See all benefits