Improving the environmental performance of Pakistan's textile sector ,Policy Brief No. 92 -15

Policy Briefs » Improving the environmental performance of Pakistan's textile sector

By : Ghulam Samad, Waseem Gulzar and Vaqar Ahmed

Pakistan's textile industry, the country's largest manufacturing industry and second largest employer, is also responsible for large discharges of wastewater. Three steps can help improve the environmental performance of the textile processing industry - use of effluent treatment technology matched with improved monitoring, a rating system to trigger competition among firms and environmental training and information services at the district-level.


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