Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / ETIDI urges Ethiopian textile sector to turn eco-friendly
ETIDI urges Ethiopian textile sector to turn eco-friendly
05
May '12
The Ethiopian Textile Industry Development Institute (ETIDI) has urged all the textile industries in the country to pay increased attention to ensuring environmental safety in their treatment of effluents.

Speaking at a workshop held to generate awareness and promote social responsibility in the textile sector, Amha Bekele, Research Laboratory Director with the ETIDI, said rather than using fossil fuels, textile producers should adapt to use of renewable energy sources to reduce the impact on environment.

He said several textile units overlook the Environmental Pollution Control proclamation No. 300/2002 and Solid Waste Management proclamation No. 513/2007.

He added that some factories are discharging effluents in Akkai River, instead of employing proper effluent disposal mechanism.

ETIDI Director General, Sileshi Leema, said textile industry is an important source of green house gases and all industry stakeholders should introduce mechanism to arrest environmental pollution.

Amha Tegene, Senior Environmental Testing Expert at ETIDI, said installation of effluent treatment plants is a key to evolving a green economy.

The workshop drew participation of representatives of private and state-owned textile units, Members of Parliament and others.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2017

TEA expects budget to upscale textile skill industry

The Tiruppur Exporters’ Association (TEA) has requested the Central...

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2017

Bangladesh could earn $60 billion in exports by 2021

Bangladesh is expected to earn over $60 billion in exports by the...

Courtesy: PIB

Textiles | On 20th Jan 2017

Govt to help Tangaliya weavers purchase looms: Irani

Government of India will facilitate Tangaliya weavers in purchase of...

Interviews View All

Claudia Kersten
Global Organic Textile Standard

‘GOTS is a very efficient supply chain management tool, especially for...

Cyril Pereira
Reed Exhibitions India, organiser of Asian Machine Tool Exhibition 2016

'Major problem in the textile machinery manufacturing industry is the lack ...

Anshul Sood
Oceedee

‘Indian footwear market is nascent and largely a trend follower’

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
January 2017

January 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search