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Handbook of Sustainable Apparel Production

Edited by: Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

Print publication date:  April  2015
Online publication date:  April  2015

Print ISBN: 9781482299373
eBook ISBN: 9781482299397
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A hot-button societal issue, sustainability has become a frequently heard term in every industrial segment. Sustainability in apparel production is a vast topic and it has many facets. Handbook of Sustainable Apparel Production covers all aspects of sustainable apparel production including the raw materials employed, sustainable manufacturing processes, and environmental as well as social assessments of apparel production.

The book highlights the environmental and social impacts of apparel and its assessment. It explores the complexities involved in implementing sustainable measures in the massive supply chain of apparel production. The discussion then turns to sustainability and consumption behavior of the apparel industry and the assessment of sustainability aspects and parameters. The text details technologies that can pave the way toward sustainability in production and closes with coverage of design aspects, particularly sustainable design/eco design and new approaches to fashion sustainability.

A vast and complex topic, sustainability in apparel production has many faces and facets. With contributions from an international panel of experts, this book unites all the elements, including very minute details, and supports them with detailed and interesting case studies. It gives you a framework for moving towards sustainability.

Table of contents

Chapter  1:  Water-Free Plasma Processing and Finishing of Apparel Textiles Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Sustainability in Clothing Manufacturing and Competitiveness Is It a New Mind-Set or a Paradox?  Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Sustainable Flame-Retardant Finishing of Textiles Advancement in Technology  Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Application of Biotechnology in the Processing of Textile Fabrics Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Design and Development of Jute-Based Apparels Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Sustainable UV-Protective Apparel Textile Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Carbon Footprint of Textile and Clothing Products Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Environmental Impacts of Apparel Production, Distribution, and Consumption Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Life Cycle Assessment Studies Pertaining to Textiles and the Clothing Sector Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Social Impacts of the Clothing and Fashion Industry Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Consumer Behavior and Its Importance in the Sustainability of the Clothing Field Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Consumer Behavior in the Fashion Field Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Textile Sustainability Major Frameworks and Strategic Solutions Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Eco-Parameters and Testing of Sustainable Textiles and Apparels Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Functional Aspects, Ecotesting, and Environmental Impact of Natural Dyes Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Test Methods Related to Characteristics, Performance, and Ecological and Safety Parameters of Textiles Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Environmental Communication and Green Claims of Textile Products Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Supplier Assessment in Global Apparel Supply Chains Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Sustainable Measures Taken by Industry Affiliates, Nonprofit Organizations, and Governmental and Educational Institutions Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Exploring a Framework for Fashion Design for Sustainability Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Fashion Industry and New Approaches for Sustainability Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Eco-Design/Sustainable Design of Textile Products Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Fashion Industry and Sustainability Download PDF
prelims Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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