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Textile Industry and the Environment, The

  • Author: UNEP
  • Publication date: January 1995
  • Page count: 120
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 93.III.D.5

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About the book

Textile production is an important contributor to many national economies. Its diverse operations have a significant impact on the local environment, presenting health and safety risks to its workforce. This technical report provides guidelines on measures to prevent pollution and save raw materials through a cleaner production approach both at the conception stage and for ongoing operations. Industry personnel and government officials among others will find this Guide most helpful in their efforts towards good environmental performance.