Brick Industry Information & Resources

Energy efficient modernization entails mechanization of brick manufacturing process

Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants

Bangladesh Brick Sector Roadmap

CCAC report for recommendations/actions to reduce pollution from the brick sector.

Glaciers of the Himalayas Climate Change

Black Carbon & Regional Resilience

The consequences of melting glaciers pose significant risks to the stability of water resources in the region

Dirty Stacks, High Stakes

Introducing Energy-efficient Clean Technologies

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

Brick kilns provide key inputs into the country’s economy and offer crucial employment to thousands of workers, many of them marginalised

A research report from the University of Nottingham’s Rights Lab, Royal Holloway University of London…

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

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

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.

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…

Global Slavery Index...

The Global Slavery Index estimates that on any given day in 2016 there were nearly 8 million people living in modern slavery in India…

Brick Sector in Nepal – Fact Sheet

Emissions and the environment

Brick industries in the Kathmandu Valley are the third-largest source of suspended particulate matter (SPM) & PM10 emissions….

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…

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

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.

The brick manufacturing sector is the single largest contributor to ambient PM2.5 in Greater Dhaka…