Textile Science and Clothing Technology

Roadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing

Eco-friendly Raw Materials, Technologies, and Processing Methods

Editors: Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan (Ed.)

  • First volume on detailed roadmap for sustainable textiles and clothing
  • Enumerates details pertaining to Eco-friendly raw materials and sustainable technologies of textile production
  • Addresses innovative methods of textile processing to achieve sustainability in the clothing supply chain
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This book covers the elements involved in achieving sustainability in the textiles and clothing sector. The chapters covered in different volumes of this series title aim to cover all the distinctive areas earmarked for achieving sustainable development in the textile and clothing industry. This first volume is dedicated to the initial phases of life cycle, i.e. raw materials and manufacturing phases of textile products. This book aims to cover the sustainable raw materials, technologies and processing methods to achieve sustainable textile products. There are plenty of raw materials available today to cater the needs of sustainable textiles and apparels including organic materials, recycled and biodegradable raw materials for textile applications. Similarly, many innovative methods to process textile materials to achieve sustainability in the supply chain along with various processing technologies to manufacture textile products sustainably. This first volume covers the titles of these areas in a comprehensive way.

About the authors

Dr Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu is working for SGS Hong Kong for its Global Sustainability Services as Eco-design Consultant after his doctoral research study from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong for the past 2.5 years. He finished his PhD dissertation entitled, “Eco-functional assessment of grocery shopping bags” with 14 scientific peer-reviewed scientific journal publications, 2 patents and 11 conference publications based on his dissertation to his credit. In total, he has authored more than 75 journal publications and numerous conference publications, over 10 books and 2 books of chapters. He serves various peer-reviewed journals in environmental and textile sciences as an editor/editorial board member and also as a reviewer. He is the editor-in-chief of Springer’s Textiles and Clothing Sustainability Journal. He is the series editor of two book series for Springer namely – Textile Science and Clothing Technology and Environmental Footprints and Eco-design of Products and Processes.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Natural Plant Fibers: Production, Processing, Properties and Their Sustainability Parameters

    Rana, Sohel (et al.)

    Pages 1-35

  • Natural Dyes: Sources, Chemistry, Application and Sustainability Issues

    Saxena, Sujata (et al.)

    Pages 37-80

  • Sustainable Dyeing with Synthetic Dyes

    Bide, Martin

    Pages 81-107

  • Biosynthetic Fibers: Production, Processing, Properties and Their Sustainability Parameters

    Rana, Sohel (et al.)

    Pages 109-138

  • Textiles and Apparel Development Using Recycled and Reclaimed Fibers

    Vadicherla, Thilak (et al.)

    Pages 139-160

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eBook $99.00
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Hardcover $129.00
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  • ISBN 978-981-287-064-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $129.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Roadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing
Book Subtitle
Eco-friendly Raw Materials, Technologies, and Processing Methods
Editors
  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
Series Title
Textile Science and Clothing Technology
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Singapore
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Delhi Book Store, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-981-287-065-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-287-065-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-287-064-3
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-1223-5
Series ISSN
2197-9863
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 355
Number of Illustrations and Tables
45 b/w illustrations, 50 illustrations in colour
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