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Assessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chain

by Subramanian Senthilkannan (Director and Head of Sustainability, SgT & API, Hong Kong) Muthu

Part of the The Textile Institute Book Series Series

Assessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chain Synopsis

Assessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chain, Second Edition, is a fully updated, practical guide on how to identify and respond to environmental challenges across the supply chain. This new edition features updates to important data on environmental impacts and their measurements, the sustainable use of water and electricity, and new legislation, standards and schemes. Chapters provide an introduction to the textile supply chain and an overview of the methods used to measure environmental impacts, including greenhouse gas emissions, water and energy footprints, and a lifecycle assessment (LCA) on environmental impacts. This book will be a standard reference for R&D managers in the textile industry and academic researchers in textile science.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780128197837
Publication date: 27th March 2020
Author: Subramanian Senthilkannan (Director and Head of Sustainability, SgT & API, Hong Kong) Muthu
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing an imprint of Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 204 pages
Categories: Textile & fibre technology, Textile industries, The environment,

About Subramanian Senthilkannan (Director and Head of Sustainability, SgT & API, Hong Kong) Muthu

Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu holds a PhD in Textiles Sustainability from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is well known for his contributions in the field and has extensive academic and industrial experience. He has got an extensive publication list of over 85 scientific books and over 100 research publications to his credit. He is currently Director & Head of Sustainability for SgT & API, based in Hong Kong. He has over a decade's working experience in the area of Textiles & Clothing sustainability. He has worked with companies in Asia and Europe to consulting a range of sustainability themes. He is an Editor, Editorial Board ...

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