Roadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing: Eco-friendly Raw Materials, Technologies, and Processing Methods by Subramanian Senthilk MuthuRoadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing: Eco-friendly Raw Materials, Technologies, and Processing Methods by Subramanian Senthilk Muthu

Roadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing: Eco-friendly Raw Materials, Technologies, and…

bySubramanian Senthilk Muthu

Hardcover | June 20, 2014

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This book covers the elements involved in achieving sustainability in the textiles and clothing sector. The chapters covered in different volumes of this series title aim to cover all the distinctive areas earmarked for achieving sustainable development in the textile and clothing industry. This first volume is dedicated to the initial phases of life cycle, i.e. raw materials and manufacturing phases of textile products. This book aims to cover the sustainable raw materials, technologies and processing methods to achieve sustainable textile products. There are plenty of raw materials available today to cater the needs of sustainable textiles and apparels including organic materials, recycled and biodegradable raw materials for textile applications. Similarly, many innovative methods to process textile materials to achieve sustainability in the supply chain along with various processing technologies to manufacture textile products sustainably. This first volume covers the titles of these areas in a comprehensive way.

Dr Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu is working for SGS Hong Kong for its Global Sustainability Services as Eco-design Consultant after his doctoral research study from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong for the past 2.5 years. He finished his PhD dissertation entitled, "Eco-functional assessment of grocery shopping bags" wi...
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Title:Roadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing: Eco-friendly Raw Materials, Technologies, and…Format:HardcoverDimensions:355 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.03 inPublished:June 20, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9812870644

ISBN - 13:9789812870643

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Table of Contents

Natural plant fibers: production, processing, properties and their sustainability parameters.- Natural Dyes: Sources, Chemistry, Application and Sustainability Issues.- Sustainable dyeing with synthetic dyes.- Biosynthetic fibres: production, processing, properties and their sustainability parameters.- Developments of Textiles and Apparels using Recycled and Reclaimed Fibres.- Environment Friendly Textile Processing using Plasma and UV Treatment.- Sustainable Textile Wet Processing- Applications of Enzymes.- Regenerated Cellulosic Fibers and Their Implications on Sustainability.- Application of bio-technology in the processing of textile fabrics.- Jute-Based Sustainable Agro textiles, their Properties and Case Studies.