Textile Science and Clothing Technology

Roadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing

Environmental and Social Aspects of Textiles and Clothing Supply Chain

Editors: Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan (Ed.)

  • Covers sustainability in the textiles and clothing sector
  • Highlights the measurement of environmental and societal impacts across the textiles and clothing supply chain
  • Written by experts in the field
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This book covers the elements involved in achieving sustainability in textiles and Clothing sector. The chapters to be covered in three volumes of this series title cover all the distinctive areas earmarked for achieving sustainable development in textiles and the clothing industry. This second volume deals with the measurement of environmental and societal impacts across the textiles and clothing supply chain. It addresses this important aspect in a comprehensive way including the overall picture of environmental and societal impacts of textiles and clothing supply chain, environmentally sustainable clothing consumption, emerging green technologies and eco-friendly products for sustainable textiles, etc. This volume has a dedicated place to deal with the consumer phase impacts in the life cycle of clothing products, biodegradation of textile products, sustainable business development and its implications in textile sector.

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. 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, 3 books and 2 book of chapters. He serves various peer-reviewed journals in environmental and textile sciences as an editor/editorial board member and also as a reviewer.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Environmental Impacts of the Textile Industry and Its Assessment Through Life Cycle Assessment

    Roy Choudhury, A. K.

    Pages 1-39

  • Environmentally Sustainable Clothing Consumption: Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behavior

    Connell, Kim Y. Hiller (et al.)

    Pages 41-61

  • Emerging Green Technologies and Environment Friendly Products for Sustainable Textiles

    Shahid-ul-Islam (et al.)

    Pages 63-82

  • Biodegradation Studies of Textiles and Clothing Products

    Rana, Sohel (et al.)

    Pages 83-123

  • Responsibility Without Means

    Laitala, Kirsi (et al.)

    Pages 125-151

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Hardcover $129.00
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Softcover $129.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Roadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing
Book Subtitle
Environmental and Social Aspects of Textiles and Clothing Supply Chain
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
978-981-287-110-7
DOI
10.1007/978-981-287-110-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-287-109-1
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-1357-7
Series ISSN
2197-9863
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 287
Number of Illustrations and Tables
21 b/w illustrations, 42 illustrations in colour
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