Remanufactured Fashion by Pammi SinhaRemanufactured Fashion by Pammi Sinha

Remanufactured Fashion

byPammi Sinha, Subramanian Senthilk Muthu, Geetha Dissanayake

Paperback | March 31, 2018

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This book highlights the concept and applications of Remanufactured Fashion. The first book on this subject, it covers reverse logistics, exemplars, and case studies of remanufactured fashion design. Textile waste is a major issue for all countries, and converting that waste into useful products offers a sensible solution. Remanufactured Fashion is one such sustainable waste management strategy. It involves the conversion of discarded garments into useful retail products, without which they would be dumped at landfills, posing a number of environmental issues. Remanufacturing recovers a product's inherent value once that product no longer fulfills the user's desired needs. The application and use of discarded clothing in remanufacturing processes could greatly reduce the percentage of clothing waste (and mitigate related waste management issues), while also contributing to resource conservation. There has been scant research investigating what is actually involved in the fashion remanufacturing process and how the process could be up-scaled to the mass market in order to achieve greater environmental gains. This book addresses that gap in the literature and examines all aspects pertaining to the concept and applications of Remanufactured Fashion.
Dr. Pammi Sinha is an Associate Professor in the School of Design at the University of Leeds. Her research interests are in the area of design process, interface between design and technology, design in sustainable development within a developing economy and the global dimensions of managing textiles and clothing that have reached thei...
Title:Remanufactured FashionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:82 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inShipping dimensions:23.5 × 15.5 × 0.17 inPublished:March 31, 2018Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9811091269

ISBN - 13:9789811091261


Table of Contents

Defining remanufacture within a waste management context.- Closed Loop Systems, Logistics and Reverse Logistics.- Design and business models prevalent within the fashion industry.- Exemplars and case studies of remanufactured fashion design.- Systems requirements for remanufactured fashion as an industry.- Issues raised for sustainability through remanufactured fashion.