Seminar on “Hong Kong fashion and textile industry – The road to sustainability”: A Great Success

Sustainability offers various benefits to the Hong Kong Fashion and Textile Industry, for example, cost saving, improved reputation, environmental protection, social responsibility, risk management, and market competitiveness. By adopting sustainable practices, the industry can become more resilient, innovative, and competitive, in the long run. As […]

Highlights of the report

In response to the growing attention to sustainability and green manufacturing trends, large-scale fashion and textile corporations worldwide strive to enhance their efforts to sustainable operations and green manufacturing. This study categorised those practices into six major aspects – Carbon Targets, Energy Technologies, Sustainable Materials, […]

Get Ready for A Sustainable Future

With growing attention to climate change and other social challenges, and to reach the worldwide pathway laid out by the Paris Agreement, many countries and regions have introduced their sustainability agendas with targets, policies, regulations, or guidelines, which directly impact industries. As manufacturers, fashion and […]

Technologies Related to Green Manufacturing

Green manufacturing has become the latest trend for the fashion and textile industry globally because of the increasing awareness of sustainability. Some recent technologies have been developed to move towards green manufacturing including materials development, recycling, digitalisation, etc. Three examples of innovative technology related to […]

Introduction of Wastewater Management

The fashion and textile industry is water-intensive and generates amounts of wastewater. Wastewater is produced during the wet processing of textiles such as bleaching, dyeing, and finishing. It often consists of hazardous chemicals, including chlorides, nitrates, lead, biological oxygen demand (BOD), and chemical oxygen demand […]

What is carbon footprint?

Greenhouse Gases (GHG) can absorb heat in the atmosphere, thereby causing global warming. The major GHG emitted from human activities include carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and fluorinated gases. In practice, GHG emissions are often presented in the unit of carbon dioxide equivalent, and are […]