Sustainability in the Textile and Apparel Industries : Sourcing Synthetic and Novel Alternative Raw Materials

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, e...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan (Editor), Gardetti, Miguel Angel (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2020, 2020
Edition:1st ed. 2020
Series:Sustainable Textiles: Production, Processing, Manufacturing & Chemistry
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter1: Important step in sustainability: polyethylene terephthalate recycling and the recent developments
  • Chapter2: Thinking textile materials from their nature: ethical materials for fashion design with technological, social and aesthetic sense
  • Chapter3: Sustainable green-based composites from renewable resources in textile; industrial cotton wastes
  • Chapter4: Sustainability in regenerated textile fibers
  • Chapter5: Use of Roselle (Hibiscus Sabdariffa) in composite materials for sustainability
  • Chapter6: Recycling of marine litter and ocean plastics: a vital sustainable solution for increasing ecology and health problem
  • Chapter7: Sustainability in polyurethane synthesis and bio-based polyurethanes
  • Chapter8: Textile industry insights towards impact of regenerated cellulosic and synthetic fibres on microfibre pollution
  • Chapter9: Sustainable, renewable and biodegradable poly(lactic acid) fibers and their latest developments in the last decade