Yearly Archives: 2015

7 08, 2015

Ireland is being taken to Court for failing to upgrade wastewater treatment infrastructure


The European Commission plans to take Ireland to the Court of Justice of the EU for failing to upgrade the wastewater treatment infrastructure. Under EU law (Council Directive 91/271/EEC), towns and cities are required to collect and treat their urban wastewater.  Untreated wastewater can put human health at risk and pollute lakes, rivers, soil, coastal and [...]

2 06, 2015

Water is top concern for textile industry executives


Water is the most serious long term environmental challenge facing the global textile industry, according to a recent study by Ecotextile News. Ecotextile interviewed 50 senior executives from the global textile industry for its February/ March 2017 edition and asked them about the environmental and sustainability challenges facing their own organisations as well as the wider [...]

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