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Sustainable Textiles: Production, Processing, Manufacturing & Chemistry

Sustainability in the Textile and Apparel Industries

Consumerism and Fashion Sustainability

Editors: Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan, Gardetti, Miguel Ángel (Eds.)

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  • Explores environmental issues associated with textile care
  • Discusses sustainability aspects of fashion and apparel industries 
  • Addresses the role of consumer knowledge in textile sustainability 
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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 focuses on sustainability aspects of consumerism and fashion, emphasizing the environmental issues that stem from textile care and disposal, and how many of these practices detrimentally impact the environment. Also addressed is the role of consumer knowledge and behavior associated with the clothing industry that may exacerbate these issues, and what can be done to better inform consumers about more sustainable options available to them. The case studies presented cover environmental and social sustainability in the clothing industry, and sustainable development in luxury fashion networks.

About the authors

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 than 75 research publications, written numerous book chapters and authored/edited multiple books in the areas of Carbon Footprint, Recycling, Environmental Assessment and Environmental Sustainability.

Miguel Angel Gardetti (Ph.D.), founded the Centre for Study of Sustainable Luxury, first initiative of its kind in the world with an academic/research profile. He is also the founder and director of the “Award for Sustainability in the Universe of Luxury in Latin America”. For his contributions in this field, he was granted the “Sustainable Leadership Award (academic category),” in February, 2015 in Mumbai (India).

He is an active member of the Global Compact in Argentina –which is a United Nations initiative-, and was a member of its governance body –the Board of The Global Compact, Argentine Chapter - for two terms. He was also part of the task force that developed the “Management Responsible Education Principles” of the United Nations Global Compact. This task force was made up of over 55 renowned academics worldwide pertaining to top Business Schools.


Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • Do Sustainability Labels Make Us More Negligent? Rebound and Moral Licensing Effects in the Clothing Industry

    Pages 1-18

    Adıgüzel, Feray (et al.)

  • Sustainability in the Apparel Industry: The Role of Consumers’ Fashion Consciousness

    Pages 19-33

    Angelis, Matteo (et al.)

  • Consumption: Will Tomorrow’s Consumption Be Completely and Absolutely Disruptive?

    Pages 35-52

    Gabriel, Marisa (et al.)

  • Does Advertising Appeal Type Make a Difference? A New Sustainable Fashion Product by a Luxury and Mainstream Brand

    Pages 53-70

    Adıgüzel, Feray

  • Environmental and Social Sustainability in Fashion: A Case Study Analysis of Luxury and Mass-Market Brands

    Pages 71-87

    Donato, Carmela (et al.)

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eBook $129.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-38532-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $169.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-38531-6
  • 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 and Apparel Industries
Book Subtitle
Consumerism and Fashion Sustainability
Editors
  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Miguel Ángel Gardetti
Series Title
Sustainable Textiles: Production, Processing, Manufacturing & Chemistry
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-38532-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-38532-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-38531-6
Series ISSN
2662-7108
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 168
Number of Illustrations
6 b/w illustrations, 39 illustrations in colour
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