Month: October 2018

Savar tannery worker dies from burn injury

A tannery worker of Savar, on the outskirts of the capital, succumbed to his burn injury at Dhaka Medical College and Hospital burn unit on Monday. The deceased was identified as Abul Hasen, 35, a machine man of Mitali Tannery Limited, hailed from Nilphamari district.…

Tannery wastes seriously polluting Dhaleshwari

Dhaleshwari river is being seriously polluted due to the discharge of untreated and partially-treated liquid wastes through surface drainage directly to the river from the central effluent treatment plant (CETP) in the relocated tannery industrial estate in Savar……

Stop using tannery wastes in animal feed

In a bid to save the River Buriganga from severe pollution, tanneries were relocated to Savar from Hazaribagh amidst huge public outcry and growing protests from the green campaigners. The consequences of such relocation have become paradoxical indeed as the waste generated in Savar Tannery Estate has been contaminating the Dhaleshwari and polluting Savar and…