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Sustainability in the Textile and Apparel Industries

by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

Part of the Sustainable Textiles: Production, Processing, Manufacturing & Chemistry Series

Sustainability in the Textile and Apparel Industries Synopsis

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 addresses the technologies and mechanical processes of textile production, and what sustainable methods can be employed to achieve improved safety and environmental health. The book covers sustainable aspects of printing, dyeing, coloration, weaving, knitting, tailoring, surface design and antimicrobial finishing for environmentally friendly textile and apparel products.

Book Information

ISBN: 9783030385446
Publication date: 1st April 2020
Author: Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
Publisher: Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 215 pages
Categories: Textile & fibre technology, Economic geography, Sustainability, Production engineering, Sales & marketing,

About Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

Dr. Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu currently works for SgT Group as Head of Sustainability, and is based out of Hong Kong. He earned his PhD from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and is a renowned expert in the areas of Environmental Sustainability in Textiles & Clothing Supply Chain, Product Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Product Carbon Footprint Assessment (PCF) in various industrial sectors. He has five years of industrial experience in textile manufacturing, research and development and textile testing and seven years of experience in life cycle assessment (LCA), carbon and ecological footprints assessment of various consumer products. He has published more ...

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