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New tannery joins Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB)
01 December, 2017
Rhoma Peles is the newest company to adhere to the Brazilian...
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Five-year programme to clean up Ganges
Monday, November 20, 2017 by Solidaridad Network Asia is collaborating with leather chemicals and coating company Stahl, PUM Netherlands and various Indian partners on a public-private partnership aimed at...

Smit & zoon to use recycled drums
Thursday, November 24, 2016 by From December 2016, Smit & zoon will take its corporate social responsibility (CSR) drive start a step further by using recycled polyethylene drums.

CBR joins Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB)
Wednesday, November 09, 2016 by Brazilian tannery Couros Bom Retiro - CBR is the most recent name to join the Brazilian Leather Certification of Sustainability (CSCB).

Cobrasil Tannery joins the Brazilian Leather Sustainability Certification (CSCB)
Monday, June 13, 2016 by The Brazilian Leather Sustainability Certification (CSCB), initiative promoted by the Centre for the Brazilian Tanning Industry (CICB), has a new tannery among its participants.

JBS, AMCM and Mats join Brazilian Leather Sustainability Certification programme
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 by JBS Couros, AMCM and Mats Beneficiamento de Couro are the most recent companies to join CSCB, the Brazilian Leather Sustainability Certification.

Washing-machine company zeroes in on the leather market
Friday, May 15, 2015 by South Yorkshire company Xeros has announced big plans to revolutionise washing machines, and has agreed a development programme with one of the world's largest suppliers of chemicals...

Pressure for tannery flow meters
Friday, May 15, 2015 by The Indian minister for water resources, Uma Bharati, urged tannery owners in the Jajmau area to install flow meters in their units to monitor tannery discharge in the Ganges (Ganga).

Indian scientists enhance gelatine production from tannery waste
Tuesday, December 09, 2014 by Scientists at the Central Leather Research Institute (CSIR) in Chennai, India, have developed a technology to make high-grade gelatine from materials that otherwise would have...

JBS singled out for efforts to reduce deforestation
Friday, November 28, 2014 by JBS has made bigger inroads than any other food company over the past year in efforts to stop deforestation in its supply chain, according to a report entitled 'Supply chains...

Tannery in Vietnam hit with record fine
Friday, November 21, 2014 by The Ho Chi Minh City municipal administration has issued a VND6.39 billion ($300,330) fine on a particularly negligent tannery in what is deemed to be the most severe punishment...

China setting new emission limits
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 by China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection will establish a new discharge standard for water pollutants emitted from the leather and fur making industry.

India’s leather industry discuss green ideas
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 by Speaking at the annual Leather Research Industry Get Together at CLRI in Chennai, former Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI)

A clean break
Friday, January 10, 2014 by 350 Indian Tanneries to stop leather cleaning 3 days before the tradition hoyl dip, or Magh Mela in the Ganges

Hao Duong tannery operations suspended
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 by Due to violations of environmental regulations, operations at Hao Duong Leather Tanning Joint Stock Company Le Hoang Quan have been immediately suspend by the Department of...

South Dakota cattle deaths
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 by 4,000 cattle deaths due to storm

India: Australian government to help tackle Ganges pollution
Monday, July 01, 2013 by At present, the Ganga is one of the world's five most polluted rivers, and the tannery industry is one of the worst offenders. Engaged in the removal of flesh, fat and hair, as well...

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