SGS holistic solution for managing Zero discharge for textile and footwear industry

The textile industry is considered one of the most chemical intensive industries in the world. Approximately 9.3 mn tonnes of chemicals are used annually for the global production of textile products. Many of these chemicals will end up in the products to achieve the desired colour, effects and functionalities. However, if they are used inappropriately or ineffectively, they would be discharged from the factories, posing global environmental concerns. The inappropriate use of chemicals is the key issue. This problem boils down to the limited knowledge in upstream chemical management, limited knowledge about input chemicals, ineffective risk identification and lack...

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