L O A D I N G

Resources Applicable to the Brick Industry

Environment, Human Labour & Animal Welfare

South Asia

Unveiling the full picture of South Asia’s brick kiln industry and building the blocks for change

National Brick Mission Scoping Paper

India

India is the second largest producer of clay fired bricks, accounting for more than 10 percent of global production.

Addressing Outdoor Air Pollution

Challenges in Dhaka

Benefits and costs of brick kiln options for air pollution control in Greater Dhaka

Introducing Energy-efficient Clean Technologies

Bangladesh

This report analysis the brick sector in Bangladesh and assesses the feasibility of cleaner alternative technologies.

A Roadmap for Cleaner Brick Production

in India

India is the second largest producer of clay fired bricks, accounting for more than 10 percent of global production.

Black Carbon Impact in Himalayas

Black Carbon: Impacts and Mitigation

in the Hindu Kush Himalayas

Recent decades have shown increasing evidence of climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region.

Brick kiln emissions affect crop yields...

www.scidev.net

Hydrogen fluoride emissions from brick kilns have been found to damage trees and crops in new studies conducted by an international team of scientists…

Modernizing Artisanal Bricks

Modernizing Artisanal Bricks

A Global Need

The few health studies that have been conducted on kiln workers typically reveal musculoskeletal effects & health effects similar to those seen in other smoky, dusty occupations…

The Economist

Clever tricks for cleaner bricks

The Economist

A few simple and relatively cheap tweaks could greatly reduce the environmental impact of India’s brick making kilns…

Towards Cleaner Brick Kilns in India

Towards Cleaner Brick Kilns in India

A win–win approach based on Zigzag firing technology

Details the brick industry in India and the benefits of Zig-Zag kiln technology to replace Fixed Chimney Bulls Trench kilns…