There are registered tanneries in Bangladesh, and around percent are located at Hazaribagh on about 25 hectares of land. Most of these use old. An investigation was made at Hazaribagh Tannery area, comprising about industries of pollution to the soils by the heavy metals and to investigate the. Hazaribagh lies on the banks of the Buriganga (The Old Ganges). The river of the leather tanneries to a new location in Savar with modern treatment facilities.

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The Govt Of Bangala Deish take a big step against the tanery owner of hazari baig all the owner make a treatment plant with the help of Govt all water first treat and then put in the river i am a leather techinicion i under stand the hazared of tanery poluted water on life govt take step as soon as possible i request all the leather company of the world they boycot the Bangla Deish Govt if it con,t take a step in this problum.

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There are about leather tanneries in the Hazaribagh district of Dhaka, the capital. The fault is not in our stars. On the path towards digitization. His work on documentaries has tannegy influential to his work as a photographer. BiodiversityEcosystemsWaterPollution. It is hoped that also UNIDO s effort will contribute to the goal to provide working opportunities in modern leather industrial park. Some use modest technology and machinery, but most operate as they did decades ago and release untreated toxic chemical waste near residential areas.

Mercury content dangerously high in skin lightening products. Tannery factories are extremely smelly. Wreck it as you please.

Recent news and agreement regarding long awaited agreement between MoI and taannery associations is positive development not only for Bangladesh but also for the whole leather sector.


According to the Department of Environment, the tanneries discharge 22, cubic meters of untreated liquid toxic waste daily into the rivers, gutters and canals that run alongside in the roads of Hazaribagh.

After decades of discussion on the topic, a relocation project was launched in to move the tannery district to a remote location near Savar, north of Dhaka, where all tanneries would share a Central Effluent Treatment Plant CETP as there is no room to build one at Hazaribagh.

Bangladesh – Assistance with preparation for tannery relocation from Hazaribagh to Savar

How can this be possible? A young girl lives and plays next to a bazaribagh of tannery wastewater. Are these seats taken? Water Prospects In The 21st Century.

So — for the sake of the Buriganga River, the ecosystems that depend on it, and the health of the people of Hazaribagh — all Bangladeshis and empathetic international community members should continue clamouring for the solid enforcement of relevant laws and the tanmery of comprehensive governmental strategies that are followed through expeditiously.

Fake news hits Bangladeshi news sites before polls. DU student found dead at Hazaribagh. A tribute to Taramon Bibi, Bir Protik. Nine fourth generation banks continue to bleed. He said, The shifting of Hazaribagh tannery has reduced 40 per cent of pollution of Buriganga River. Children lost in the loop.

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Colours of Water: Bangladesh’s Leather Tanneries – Our World

Markets in the US, EU: Registration of 27 political parties at risk. The development of Savar should be much more than a relocation of the industry from Hazaribagh: Therefore the Hazaribagh district is probably most congested overcrowded and polluted part of Dhaka city.

Possible troublemakers under hzaaribagh watch. Certainly, the experts are calling for action. The fumes released by the chemicals in the water can cause serious health problems.


Foreign and local observers yesterday appreciated the EC and said that the 11th national election was free, fair and disciplined. Highly valuable fresh water of rivers can be saved. Public pressure and media scrutiny will perhaps help. SinceBangladesh has observing the World Rivers Day.

The chemicals end up forming coloured ponds pllution lakes of toxic waste in residential areas and are causing much harm to the 20, people who work and live in the tanning district.

IGP off to China. A good number of participants joined the programme. How did Mainul Hosein spend his first night in jail? Network of tanneries and leather product manufacturing units forming the leather cluster Hazaribagh has developed during last decades without proper planning and control. Why was Krittika Tripura murdered? What Ayub Khan left po,lution. The land that landed Zafrullah in trouble. Now, we have to stop the rest of the 60 per cent of pollution of the river.

‘Removal of Hazaribagh tannery cut Buriganga pollution by 40%’ | Dhaka Tribune

Quality and clean sustainable production is no longer a choise but a strategy requirement for a survival for the leather manufacturers.

But sporadic efforts to cleanse the river are not tamnery considering that, while the project aims to remove 1, tonnes of sludge from the Buriganga riverbed each month, the tanning industry continues to feed 25, tonnes of untreated wastes and 40, tonnes of toxic chemicals into the river every d ay.

With his education, Rahman was fortunate to be able to move and look for another job.

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