Academy by ZDHC

This is a training platform for sustainable chemical management & ZDHC (Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals) tools for the textile, apparel, footwear, leather industry. ZDHC is a group of apparel and footwear brands and retailers working together to lead the industry towards zero discharge of hazardous chemicals.

SOURCE: ZDHC

Wastewater Treatment System Components and Devices

This is a page on NSF’s website that describes and provides a link to search for NSF Certified Wastewater Treatment Units. NSF is an accredited third-party certification provides all stakeholders – industry, regulators, users, and the general public – assurance that a certified product, material, component, or service complies with the technical requirements of the referenced standard. NSF protocols are similar in many ways to NSF/ANSI standards but do not undergo review and approval by an NSF joint committee.

Sustainable Wet Processing—An Alternative Source for Detoxifying Supply Chain in Textiles

This is a chapter in the book “Detox Fashion” written in 2018. This chapter discusses sustainable wet processing techniques and their environmental impacts in the textile industries.

SOURCE: ResearchGate

Phase 4 Textile Industry Report

This is a report by the Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE) written in 2014 that includes discussions on the predicament regarding textile wastewater discharge, centralized treatment of said wastewater, and evaluation of textile brands.

SOURCE: Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs

Online Water Quality Monitoring Resources

This is a page on the US Environmental Protection Agency Website that outlines resources that can be used to design and implement an Online Water Quality Monitoring System.

SOURCE: US Environmental Protection Agency

New Methods in Textile wastewater treatment

This is chapter 13 of the book “Dyeing: Processes, Techniques, and Applications” Ed. Nova Science 2013. ISBN: 978-1-62808-871-7. It includes an overview of the main technologies for textile wastewater treatment, from the conventional physico-chemical and biological treatment to the more recent membrane bioreactors. Their efficiency and feasibility are discussed as well as the possibility of reuse.

SOURCE: ResearchGate

Jacobs Services

This is a website for Jacobs, an American international technical professional services firm. The company provides technical, professional and construction services, as well as scientific and specialty consulting for a broad range of clients globally including companies, organizations, and government agencies.

GRAMS/AI Spectroscopy Software

This is a software suite that provides a set of complementary, fully integrated applications that increase productivity across all areas of spectroscopic analysis. The suite’s core application eliminates the need for multiple instrument software packages by providing a single, integrated environment for data management and analysis. It streamlines data access and facilitates scientific collaboration, as well as reducing overall software training costs.

Current Technologies for Biological Treatment of Textile Wastewater

This is a paper that was written in 2012. It provides a critical review on the current technology available for decolorization and degradation of textile wastewater and also suggests effective and economically attractive alternatives. 

SOURCE: Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology

Better Plants

This is a website for an Initiative of the US Department of Energy: Better Buildings. Better Buildings is designed to improve the lives of the American people by driving leadership in energy innovation. Through Better Buildings, DOE partners with leaders in the public and private sectors to make the nation’s homes, commercial buildings, and industrial plants more energy efficient by accelerating investment and sharing of successful best practices.

SOURCE: US Department of Energy