Textile Science and Clothing Technology

Sustainability in the Textile Industry

Editors: Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan (Ed.)

  • Edited and Written by leading experts in textiles and clothing sustainability
  • Addresses three pillars: environmental, social, and economic sustainability
  • Discusses the sustainable face of textiles in a new form
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This book examines in detail key aspects of sustainability in the textile industry, especially environmental, social and economic sustainability in the textiles and clothing sector. It highlights the various faces and facets of sustainability and their implications for textiles and the clothing sector.

About the authors

Dr Subramanian Senthilkannan is currently working for SGS as a global sustainability consultant, based in Hong Kong. He gained his diploma, bachelors and masters degrees in Textile Technology from premier institutes in India. He was awarded a doctorate from The Institute of Textiles and Clothing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, for his dissertation entitled “Eco-functional Assessment of Grocery Shopping Bags”. He also has more than seven years of industrial experience in textile manufacturing, textile testing and sustainability evaluation of various materials. He has received numerous awards for his research, and has produced more than 80 academic publications in various textiles and environmental journals. He holds two patents and has written over 25 scientific books, in addition to numerous conference publications. He is currently an editor, editorial board member and reviewer for many international peer-reviewed journals in textiles and environmental science disciplines.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan

    Pages 1-8

  • Evaluation of Sustainability in Textile Industry

    Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan

    Pages 9-15

  • Environmental Sustainability in the Textile Industry

    Lee, Kyung Eun

    Pages 17-55

  • Social Sustainability in Textile Industry

    Grace Annapoorani, S.

    Pages 57-78

  • Sustainable Practices in Textile Industry: Standards and Certificates

    Amutha, K.

    Pages 79-107

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eBook $84.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-2639-3
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  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $109.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-981-10-2638-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainability in the Textile Industry
Editors
  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
Series Title
Textile Science and Clothing Technology
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-2639-3
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-2639-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-2638-6
Series ISSN
2197-9863
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
V, 147
Number of Illustrations and Tables
4 b/w illustrations, 35 illustrations in colour
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