Textile waste allegedly used as fuel for brick kilns in Cambodia

A woman loads garment offcuts into a brick kiln located in Kandal province.

Source: Photo: Thomas Cristofoletti / Ruom for Unearthed

Unearthed, a subsidiary of Greenpeace, has issued a new report, stating that off-cuts from Cambodian textile factories mixed with wood are being used to fuel brick kilns on a large scale. The kilns need to stay fired for several days at a temperature of 650° C to burn the clay ...

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