Roadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing: Environmental And Social Aspects Of Textiles And Clothing Supply Chain: Environmental And Social As by Subramanian Senthilk MuthuRoadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing: Environmental And Social Aspects Of Textiles And Clothing Supply Chain: Environmental And Social As by Subramanian Senthilk Muthu

Roadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing: Environmental And Social Aspects Of Textiles And…

bySubramanian Senthilk Muthu

Hardcover | July 31, 2014

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This book covers the elements involved in achieving sustainability in textiles and Clothing sector. The chapters to be covered in three volumes of this series title cover all the distinctive areas earmarked for achieving sustainable development in textiles and the clothing industry. This second volume deals with the measurement of environmental and societal impacts across the textiles and clothing supply chain. It addresses this important aspect in a comprehensive way including the overall picture of environmental and societal impacts of textiles and clothing supply chain, environmentally sustainable clothing consumption, emerging green technologies and eco-friendly products for sustainable textiles, etc. This volume has a dedicated place to deal with the consumer phase impacts in the life cycle of clothing products, biodegradation of textile products, sustainable business development and its implications in textile sector.

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. He finished his PhD dissertation entitled, "Eco-functional assessment of grocery shopping bags" with 14 scientific peer-r...
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Title:Roadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing: Environmental And Social Aspects Of Textiles And…Format:HardcoverDimensions:287 pagesPublished:July 31, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9812871098

ISBN - 13:9789812871091

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Table of Contents

Environmental impacts of textiles and clothing manufacturing link: An overview.- Life cycle assessment studies pertaining to textiles and clothing sector.- Carbon footprint and Ecological footprint measurement of textiles and clothing products.- Consumer behavior and its importance in the sustainability of clothing field.- Social impacts of textiles and clothing sector.- Biodegradation studies of textiles and clothing products.- Quantification of reuse and recycling of textile products and their sustainability implications.- Fashion industry and sustainability.- Waste reduction in textiles and clothing sector and its implications in sustainability of clothing products.- Social life cycle assessment of textiles and clothing products.- Eco-design/sustainable design of textile products.- Life cycle costing of textile products.- Functional use or product life time of textile products and their impact on sustainability.- Case studies on textile industries for the quantification of environmental impacts.- Open loop and closed loop recycling of textile products.