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Sustainable Fibres and Textiles

Sustainable Fibres and Textiles Book
Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2017-05-29
ISBN : 0081020422
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sustainable Fibres and Textiles provides a whole-lifecycle approach to the subject of sustainable textiles, from fiber production, through manufacturing and low-energy care and recycling. The scientific, industrial, regulatory and social aspects of this lifecycle are explored by an expert author team who bring global perspectives to this important subject. The first part of the book provides detailed coverage of the sustainable production of textiles, with chapters devoted to each of the main fiber types, including new biosynthetic fibers, such as textiles produced from Polylactic Acid (PLA). The second part examines sustainable production methods, focusing on low carbon production technologies and sustainable, low-pollution methods of processing and dyeing fabrics. The final sections explore the benefits of textiles designed to enable low-energy fabric care via both finishes used to treat the fabric and better care labelling. Re-use and recycling options are also covered, as are ethical aspects, such as fair trade fabrics. Presents an integrated understanding of sustainability through the whole supply-chain – from agriculture, through manufacturing and fabric care, to recycling Teachers users how to make optimal choices of fiber and manufacturing technologies to achieve the sustainable production of high-quality apparel and other textile products Provides a wider understanding of emerging regulatory frameworks that will shape the future of sustainable textiles

Biodegradable and Sustainable Fibres

Biodegradable and Sustainable Fibres Book
Author : Richard Blackburn
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2005-11-30
ISBN : 1845690990
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With increasing concerns regarding the effect the textile industry is having on the environment, more and more textile researchers, producers and manufacturers are looking to biodegradable and sustainable fibres as an effective way of reducing the impact textiles have on the environment. The emphasis in Biodegradable and sustainable fibres is on textiles that are beneficial by their biodegradation and come from sustainable sources. Biodegradable and sustainable fibres opens with a discussion of microbial processes in fibre degradation. It then moves on to discuss the major fibre types, including bast fibres, alginates, cellulose and speciality biodegradable fibres, such as lyocell, poly(lactic acid) and poly(hydroxyalkanoate)s. The development of synthetic silks is covered along with biodegradable natural fibre composites, nonwovens, and geotextiles. The final chapter looks at the history and future of soya bean protein fibres. Biodegradable and sustainable fibres is a comprehensive monograph providing essential reference for anyone interested in the area and environmental issues relating to textiles including fibre and textile scientists and students, textile technologists, manufacturers, and forensic specialists in industry and academia. Indispensable new book on this hot topic Discusses the major fibre types, inlcuding bast fibres Looks at biodegradable and sustainable fibres as an effective way of reducing the harm disposed textiles have on the environment

Sustainable Textiles

Sustainable Textiles Book
Author : Richard Blackburn
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2009-10-19
ISBN : 1845696948
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Environmental issues are playing an increasingly important role in the textile industry, both from the point of view of government regulation and consumer expectations. Sustainable textiles reviews ways of achieving more sustainable materials and technologies as well as improving recycling in the industry. The first part of the book discusses ways of improving sustainability at various points in the supply chain. Chapters discuss how sustainability can be integrated into textile design, ensuring more sustainable production of both natural and synthetic fibres, improving sustainability in processes such as dyeing as well as more environmentally-friendly technologies including enzyme and plasma technologies. The second part of the book reviews consumer perceptions of recycled textiles, eco-labelling, organic textiles and the use of recycled materials in textile products. With a distinguished editor and an impressive range of international contributors, Sustainable textiles is an important reference for the textile industry and those researching this important topic. Reviews government regulations and consumer expectations about environmental impact on the textiles industry Discusses ways of achieving more sustainable materials and technologies as well as textiles recycling Examines how sustainability can be integrated into textile design, production and processes

Sustainable Fibres for Fashion and Textile Manufacturing

Sustainable Fibres for Fashion and Textile Manufacturing Book
Author : Rajkishore Nayak
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2022-06-15
ISBN : 9780128240526
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sustainable Fibres for Fashion and Textile Manufacturing presents the latest technical information about innovative natural and synthetic materials, helping the reader to produce sustainable fibres and fabrics for textile applications. With a particular focus on apparel manufacturing, different applications of sustainable fibres are explored along with processing techniques and details of the material properties. New research investigating non-traditional sources of fibre such as lotus, orange, milk, seaweed, corn, and mushroom are all presented, providing a uniquely comprehensive resource. Drawing on work by contributors from a variety of fields and roles in industry and academia, this book shares solutions and new perspectives on this interdisciplinary topic more widely in the hope of leading to research breakthroughs. Shares a wealth of valuable data and results from research into sustainable cellulosic, lingo-cellulosic and protein fibres Full technical descriptions of newly explored sustainable fibres are provided, including chemical structures, and structural properties Has a strong focus on improving sustainability of the industry through practical measures, spanning disciplinary boundaries to address this complex issue

Ecotextiles

Ecotextiles Book
Author : M Miraftab,A. Richard Horrocks
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2007-01-30
ISBN : 1845693035
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book includes a carefully-chosen and edited selection of 23 papers from the Ecotextile 2004 Conference held at the University of Bolton. Ecotextiles is divided into five main parts. Part one deals with recycling and use of waste as raw materials in such areas as clothing and carpet manufacture. Part two discusses sustainability and eco-design with papers on improved design, use of sustainable fibres and manufacturing techniques. Part three reviews sustainable development and renewables, including discussion of topics such as composites made from textile waste. Part four considers waste management in such areas as dyeing and effluent treatment. The final part of the book assesses novel technologies, including new fibres and finishing techniques. As pressure from governments and consumers continues to grow, Ecotextiles is a valuable reference for the textile industry on best practice in sustainable production. A key guide to best practice in sustainable production Includes expert reviews of current developments in recycling, sustainable production and process optimisation Assesses novel technologies, including new fibres and finishing techniques

Hemp and Sustainability

Hemp and Sustainability Book
Author : Fieke Dhondt,Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-08-12
ISBN : 9811633347
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book highlights the positive and negative impacts that hemp fibre and textiles have on environment, while studying the effects of climate change on the growth of fibre hemp. Human-induced climate change challenge the availability of textile fibres, whereas today’s apparel industry leaves behind a substantial environmental footprint. Sustainable hemp textiles can lighten it. The book describes the environmental impact of hemp and how climate change influences future hemp growth. Hemp is considered in most literature as a sustainable alternative for the commonly used fibres polyester and cotton. However, most research does not go farther than the environmental impacts of hemp, and there is currently a lack of knowledge/literature that examines the possibilities of hemp growth under changing climate conditions.

Sustainable Fibres for Fashion Industry

Sustainable Fibres for Fashion Industry Book
Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu,Miguel Angel Gardetti
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2016-03-23
ISBN : 9811005222
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book covers all sustainable fibres applicable in the fashion sector and discusses their importance in the context of sustainability. It is the first of its kind to address all the minute details pertaining to these fibres and to connect these fibres with the world of sustainable fashion. It stresses their importance in developing sustainable apparel, since fibres play a major role as the starting point in the life cycle of clothing.

Sustainable Innovations in Textile Fibres

Sustainable Innovations in Textile Fibres Book
Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-03-08
ISBN : 9811085781
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book highlights the innovations in textile fibres, that is the starting point of the supply chain. There are numerous innovations made in terms of making the existing fibres sustainable and also to discover new sustainable fibres. This book deals with those innovative sustainable textile fibres in detail. It also presents an overview of various current textile fibres, their issues associated with sustainability and how new, sustainable fibres overcome those issues. Finally it discusses the challenges and implications of these sustainable fibres on technical and economic fronts.

Sustainable Fashion and Textiles

Sustainable Fashion and Textiles Book
Author : Kate Fletcher
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-12-17
ISBN : 1317935217
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Praise for the previous edition: "[A] fascinating book." John Thackara, Doors of Perception "Provides the foundations for a radical new perspective." Ethical Pulse "At last a book that dispels the idea that fashion is only interested in trend-driven fluff: not only does it have a brain, but it could be a sustainable one." Lucy Siegle, Crafts Magazine Fully revised and updated, the second edition of Sustainable Fashion and Textiles: Design Journeys continues to define the field of design in fashion and textiles. Arranged in two sections, the first four chapters represent key stages of the lifecycle: material cultivation/extraction, production, use and disposal. The remaining four chapters explore design approaches for altering the scale and nature of consumption, including service design, localism, speed and user involvement. While each chapter is complete in and of itself, their real value comes from what they represent together: innovative ways of thinking about textiles and garments based on sustainability values and an interconnected approach to design. Including a new preface, updated content and a new conclusion reflecting and critiquing developments in the field, as well as discussing future developments, the second edition promises to provide further impetus for future change, sealing Sustainable Fashion and Textiles: Design Journeys as the must-buy book for fashion and textiles professionals and students interested in sustainability.

Sustainable Design in Textiles and Fashion

Sustainable Design in Textiles and Fashion Book
Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu,Miguel Angel Gardetti
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2021-07-14
ISBN : 9811624666
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book highlights the Eco-design or Sustainable design in textiles and fashion, aimed at reducing their environmental impact throughout their life cycle. Sustainable design is one of the core elements practiced in various industrial sectors. The textiles and fashion sector, is also creating a huge environmental brunt in terms of various fibres, processes, consumption of various resources including dyes, chemicals and auxiliaries, etc,. Thus, sustainable design is the key to reduce the environmental impacts made out of textiles and fashion products. This book includes seven informative chapters to decipher the concept and applications of sustainable design in textiles and fashion.​

Green Chemistry for Sustainable Textiles

Green Chemistry for Sustainable Textiles Book
Author : Nabil Ibrahim,Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2021-07-23
ISBN : 032385365X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Green Chemistry for Sustainable Textiles: Modern Design and Approaches provides a comprehensive survey of the latest methods in green chemistry for the reduction of the textile industry’s environmental impact. In recent years industrial R&D has been exploring more sustainable chemicals as well as eco-friendly technologies in the textile wet processing chain, leading to a range of new techniques for sustainable textile manufacture. This book discusses and explores basic principles of green chemistry and their implementation along with other aspects of cleaner production strategies, as well as new and emerging textile technologies, providing a comprehensive reference for readers at all levels. Potential benefits to industry from the techniques covered in this book include: Savings in water, energy and chemical consumption, waste minimization as well as disposal cost reduction, and production of high added value sustainable textile products to satisfy consumer demands for comfort, safety, aesthetic, and multi-functional performance properties. Innovative emerging methods are covered as well as popular current technologies, creating a comprehensive reference that facilitates comparisons between methods Evaluates the fundamental green chemistry principles as drivers for textile sustainability Explains how and why to use renewable green chemicals in the textile wet processing chain

Recycling from Waste in Fashion and Textiles

Recycling from Waste in Fashion and Textiles Book
Author : Pintu Pandit,Shakeel Ahmed,Kunal Singha,Sanjay Shrivastava
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2020-07-15
ISBN : 111962049X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The alarming level of greenhouse gases in the environment, fast depleting natural resources and the increasing level of industrial effluents, have made every single manufacturing activity come under the scrutiny of sustainability. When all kinds of waste such as clothes, furniture, carpets, televisions, shoes, paper, food wastes etc. end up in the landfill, only a few of them are naturally decomposed and thus a large majority remains as non-biodegradable. It is for this reason, efforts are concentrated to reduce the burden on earth by this waste, and as far as used textile products are concerned, there are now attempts to recycle or up-cycle. This book addresses the role of sustainability by using textile waste in fashion and textiles with respect to manufacturing, materials, as well as the economic and business challenges and opportunities it poses. This wide-ranging book comprises 19 chapters on the various topics including: Solutions for sustainable fashion and textile industry Agro and bio waste in the fashion industry Innovating fashion brands by using textile waste Waste in handloom textiles Business paradigm shifting: 21st century fashion from recycling and upcycling Utilization of natural waste for sustainable textile coloration Circular economy in fashion and textile from waste Future pathways of waste utilization for fashion Sustainable encapsulation of natural dyes from Plant waste for textiles Agro-waste applications for bio-remediation of textile effluent

Fundamentals of Natural Fibres and Textiles

Fundamentals of Natural Fibres and Textiles Book
Author : Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2021-03-20
ISBN : 0128214848
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The textile industry is focused in its search for alternative green fibres with the aim of providing high-quality products which are fully recyclable and biodegradable. Natural textile materials from renewable sources play an increasingly important role in the industry due to their unique properties and functionality over synthetic fibres, as well as their sustainability. Fundamentals of Natural Fibres and Textiles covers all the fundamental and basic information about natural fibres and textiles. Many different fibres are covered from their origin, through processing, properties, and applications. The latest methods for characterisation and testing of natural fibres are all addressed with reference to cutting-edge industry trends. This uniquely comprehensive approach to the topic provides the ideal entry point to natural fibres for textile and clothing scientists, engineers, designers, researchers, students, and manufacturers of such products. Explains the characteristics of natural fibres to show how they compare to synthetic fibres for a range of purposes Provides an overview of the environmental impact of the processing of fibres and how this creates industrial waste Covers a wide range of natural fibres in detail, from traditional silk and wool to electrospun biopolymers Provides the latest updates on technologies for designing natural fibres and applying them to the development of new products

Sustainable Technologies for Fashion and Textiles

Sustainable Technologies for Fashion and Textiles Book
Author : Rajkishore Nayak
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2019-12-01
ISBN : 0081028687
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Sustainable Technologies for Fashion and Textiles combines the latest academic research and industrial practices to shed light on a wide range of activities that influence how the textiles industry affects the natural environment. Pressure from regulators, customers and other stakeholders has pressed companies to translate general sustainability concepts and ideas into business practices. This is leading to improvements in how the industry consumes water, electricity and chemicals, and to a reduction in the amount of waste generated by textile processes. This book groups approaches to these topics under four themes, fiber, yarn and fabric production, chemical processing, garment manufacturing and recycling. Addresses sustainability challenges that occur throughout the supply chain, from the sourcing of raw materials, to recycling finished products Provides introductions to sustainability—both in general and within the textiles industry—making this topic accessible for readers of all backgrounds Compares the advantages and disadvantages of different approaches to sustainability, helping readers avoid pitfalls when devising their own strategies

Sustainability in the Textile and Apparel Industries

Sustainability in the Textile and Apparel Industries Book
Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu,Miguel Angel Gardetti
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release : 2020-03-16
ISBN : 3030385418
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is part of a five-volume set that explores sustainability in textile industry practices globally. Case studies are provided that cover the theoretical and practical implications of sustainable textile issues, including environmental footprints of textile manufacturing, consumer behavior, eco-design in clothing and apparels, supply chain sustainability, the chemistry of textile manufacturing, waste management and textile economics. The set will be of interest to researchers, engineers, industrialists, R&D managers and students working in textile chemistry, economics, materials science, and sustainable consumption and production. This volume comprehensively covers the various sustainable natural materials used in textiles that originate from raw materials sourcing. The book discusses agricultural production systems and standards for the development of sustainable textile fibers, the effects of chemical surface modification methods on the properties of textile fibers, and how antibacterial and antifungal textiles can be manufactured using natural resources.

A Novel Green Treatment for Textiles

A Novel Green Treatment for Textiles Book
Author : Chi-wai Kan
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2014-09-02
ISBN : 143983945X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Industries worldwide have been impacted by environmental regulations, economics, and ultimately consumers, which has led to more thought about the development of sustainable products. The textile industry is no exception. The preparation, dyeing, and finishing of textile fibres requires large amounts of water and other chemicals which may be toxic or hazardous. Green chemistry along with other green technologies may now play a leading role in this process. This book emphasises the importance of plasma treatment as a green and sustainable technology. A Novel Green Treatment for Textiles: Plasma Treatment as a Sustainable Technology discusses the plasma treatment of textile fibres and its environmental, economic, and social benefits. The book reviews the general properties of textiles and provides a description of the current treatment methods typically used today. The author then introduces the concept of plasma and its application in treating textile materials. The application of plasma as a pretreatment as well as a treatment in dyeing textiles is discussed. The book summarizes the application of plasma treatment in the printing and finishing of textiles. Also explored is the concept of sustainability and its role in the development of plasma treatments in textile wet processing. The 12 Principles of Green Chemistry are incorporated throughout the book.

Fibershed

Fibershed Book
Author : Rebecca Burgess,Courtney White
Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
Release : 2019-11-19
ISBN : 1603586636
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Download Fibershed book written by Rebecca Burgess,Courtney White, available in PDF, EPUB, and Kindle, or read full book online anywhere and anytime. Compatible with any devices.

Sustainable Innovations in Recycled Textiles

Sustainable Innovations in Recycled Textiles Book
Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-03-06
ISBN : 9811085153
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book highlights the environmental and economic benefits of recycling in textiles and fashion; vis-a-vis virgin textiles. Recycling plays an inevitable part when it comes to sustainable innovations in textiles and fashion sector. As basic information pertaining to the benefits, challenges of recycling in textiles are discussed to the sufficient extent in the literature, this book deals with the innovative at the same time, sustainable products made from the recycled textiles.

Fashion Fibers

Fashion Fibers Book
Author : Annie Gullingsrud
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Release : 2017-02-09
ISBN : 1501306642
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Fashion Fibers: Designing for Sustainability provides a holistic overview of the environmental impacts of fibers at each stage of the product lifecycle and offers guidance on how make sustainble design decisions.

Performance of Home Textiles

Performance of Home Textiles Book
Author : Subrata Das
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release : 2018-06-30
ISBN : 9789385059315
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Aimed at industry professionals, domestic and international retailers, factory owners, buying institutions, and students intended to start their career in home textile sector, this book emphasises how to achieve the commercial success of desired end product through the knowledge of the key markets producing various home textiles, scope of development through sustainable and eco-friendly fibres, various industry specific standards, evaluation systems and above all safety aspects and environmental regulations.