Training | Good management practices, Managing compliance

Cleaner Production Training Program for EPD


This tool aims to guide trainers and facilitators in the Environmental Protection Department (EPD) to disseminate Cleaner Production knowledge, primarily at the district level. It focuses on the content of the Cleaner Production training course and aims to enhance EPD staff's understanding and integration of cleaner production principles into their inspection and consent management activities. The materials reference international chemical management standards, with the need for adaptation to national regulations. 

The materials developed under the project Promoting Sustainability in the Textile and Garment Industry in Asia (FABRIC) are available via the GIZ administered atingi learning platform.

Main features and components

  • Eight Engaging Presentations: Encompasses eight topic-specific presentations, each with clear learning objectives, ensuring a focused training experience.
  • Target Groups: Designed for EPD trainers, advisers, and in-house experts engaged in district-level staff training, as well as individuals within textile supply chains seeking Cleaner Production knowledge.
  • Technical Learning Objectives: Each presentation equips learners with specific technical knowledge, such as:
    • Understanding resource consumption profiling in textile factories.
    • Linking resource wastages with pollution loading and environmental impacts.
    • Implementing Cleaner Production techniques to reduce environmental pollution.
    • Identifying Cleaner Production options during the planning stage.
    • Evaluating Cleaner Production options at the operational stage.
    • Utilizing Best Available Techniques (BAT) Checklist Tool.
    • Conducting performance evaluations and inspections of textile units.
    • Establishing a framework for facilitating Cleaner Production, result monitoring, and follow-up.
  • Solution Sheets Available: Offers downloadable solution sheets for quizzes and assignments, facilitating customization for tailored courses.

Implementation and work steps

Trainers, facilitators, and service providers have several options for incorporating the waste management training course for the textile and garment industry into their own activities. They can directly integrate the provided presentations into their virtual or face-to-face workshops, replacing their existing materials. In this capacity, their role shifts to facilitating discussions and reflections on the training content, enhancing engagement among workshop participants.



Phase of intervention

Operating SIA, Management

Level of intervention

Park management





Target groups

Company, SME, Industrial area management and operator