Caixin OnlineEnvironment Report Ties Top Clothing Retailers to Severe Water Pollution
04.11.2012 11:01

Report Ties Top Clothing Retailers to Severe Water Pollution

Nearly 50 major clothing retailers were linked to supply chains that dump toxic waste into China's dwindling water resources, a new study by five environmental organizations finds
By staff reporter Cui Zheng
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(Beijing) – Arguably the epicenter of the world's textile industry, China is now grappling with the effects of disastrous wastewater management. Now a recent study by a group of five environmental organizations says the willful avoidance of major clothing retailers continues to persist, adding to the many hurdles of pollution control in the country.

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