SUSTAINABILITY IN INDONESIAN TEXTILE INDUSTRY REMAINS ON THE BACK BURNER

INDONESIAN textile and garment manufacturers continue to flout environmental laws and dump hazardous waste into rivers despite pressure for the industry to be more environmentally friendly, activists and industry leaders warned. “Medium and small sized companies, particularly those that serve the domestic market, have no incentives to be environmentally-friendly because their margins are small,” said Redma Gita Wirawasta, secretary general of the the Indonesian Synthetic Fibre Manufacturers Association (Apsyfi, Asosiasi Produsen Serat dan Benang Filament ...


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