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Document ID (ISN)65589
CIS number 95-2201
ISBN(s) 92-807-1367-1
Year 1994
Convention or series no. UNEP Technical Report No.16
Title The textile industry and the environment
Bibliographic information United Nations Environment Programme, Industry and Environment, Tour Mirabeau, 39-43 quai AndrÚ-CitroŰn, 75739 Paris Cedex 15, France, 1994. 120p. 66 ref. Price: FRF 175.00, USD 35.00.
Abstract This report provides guidance on measures to prevent pollution and save raw materials in the textile industry through a cleaner production approach. Contents: overview of textile wet processing operations; environmental impact of the textile industry (air and water pollution); cleaner production techniques and processes (optimization of chemical usage, modification of processes and equipment); end-of-pipe treatment (liquid effluent treatment, control of air emissions); policy, management and legal framework. Glossary.
Descriptors (primary) UNEP; industrial waste; textile industry; environmental pollution; pollution control
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; legal aspects; report; glossary; list of chemical substances; plant and process modifications; liquid effluents
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUN
Subject(s) Textile and clothing industries
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Pollution control
Environmental pollution