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Environmental Footprints and Eco-design of Products and Processes

Sustainable Fibres for Fashion Industry

Volume 2

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

  • The first book in the area of sustainable fibres
  • Addresses the importance of sustainable fibres in the fashion sector
  • Highlights the life cycle of sustainable fibres and the link to fashion and textiles
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About this book

This book covers all sustainable fibres applicable in the fashion sector. It addresses the importance of these fibres in the fashion sector with the context of sustainability. This book, the first of its kind, addresses all the minute details pertaining to these fibres and connects these fibres with the world of sustainable fashion. It stresses the importance of having these fibres on board in developing sustainable apparels, as fibres play a major role as the starting point in the life cycle of apparel.

About the authors

Dr. Subramanian Senthilkannan is currently working for SGS as a global sustainability consultant, based at Hong Kong. He gained his diploma, bachelors and masters in Textile Technology from premier institutes of India. He was awarded doctorate from The Institute of Textiles and Clothing of The 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, testing and sustainability evaluation of textiles and clothing materials. He was an outstanding student throughout his studies and bagged numerous awards and medals including many gold medals in his study period. He has more than 75 academic publications in various textiles and environmental journals to his credit. Additionally he has 2 patents, 2 books of chapter and 13 books and numerous conference publications. He is acting as an editor, editorial board member and reviewer for many international peer-reviewed journals of textiles and environmental science disciplines.  He is the editor-in-chief of Textiles and Clothing Sustainability journal of Springer. Additionally, he is one of the directors of Textile and Bioengineering Informatics Society, (TBIS) which is a charitable organization created to foster, develop and promote all aspects of science and technology in bioengineering of materials, fibers and textiles. 
Miguel Angel Gardetti, Ph.D., has been the head of the Center for Study of Sustainable Luxury since its foundation in 2009. In this field, he has lectured at the IE Business School (Madrid, Spain), one of the top business schools in Europe. Moreover, he was a speaker at Identidad Uruguay, an event organised by the Universidad de Empresa (Montevideo), with a lecture on fashion, luxury, and sustainability. He was the creator of the Best Performance in Sustainable Luxury in Latin America Award at present evolving towards the IE Award for Sustainability in the Premium & Luxury Sectors at a global level. He has also developed several publications in the area of ​​sustainable luxury.
Miguel is a member of the United Nations Global Compact Promoting Group in Argentina and a member of its governance body—the Board of the Argentine Chapter of The Global Compact—for two consecutive terms. He was co-founder of the Global Compact Chair in Argentina, and he was also part of the task force that developed the ‘Management Responsible Education Principles’ of the United Nations Global Compact. 
He has also coordinated tasks for the Inter-American Development Bank, the International Finance Corporation (private sector arm of the World Bank), the Netherlands Development Organisation, the United Nations (New York), and the World Resources Institute (USA).

Table of contents (6 chapters)

  • New Approaches to Sustainable Fibres

    Dissanayake, Geetha (et al.)

    Pages 1-12

  • Consumer Perceptions of Fibers with Respect to Luxury and Sustainability: An Exploratory Study

    Rusinko, Cathy A. (et al.)

    Pages 13-30

  • Sustainable Natural Fibres from Animals, Plants and Agroindustrial Wastes—An Overview

    Shahid-ul-Islam, (et al.)

    Pages 31-44

  • Sabai Grass: Possibility of Becoming a Potential Textile

    Khandual, Asimananda (et al.)

    Pages 45-60

  • Potential of Ligno-cellulosic and Protein Fibres in Sustainable Fashion

    Samanta, Kartick K. (et al.)

    Pages 61-109

Buy this book

eBook $89.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-10-0566-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $119.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-10-0565-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $119.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-10-9195-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainable Fibres for Fashion Industry
Book Subtitle
Volume 2
Editors
  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Miguel Gardetti
Series Title
Environmental Footprints and Eco-design of Products and Processes
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Singapore
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-0566-4
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-0566-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-0565-7
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-9195-7
Series ISSN
2345-7651
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 146
Number of Illustrations
54 b/w illustrations
Topics