Sustainable Apparel: Production, Processing and Recycling by Richard Blackburn

By Richard Blackburn

Sustainability is a controversy that more and more issues all these keen on the attire undefined, together with cloth brands, clothing designers, shops and shoppers. this significant ebook covers contemporary advances and novel applied sciences within the key components of construction, processing and recycling of apparel.

Part One addresses sustainable completing and dyeing methods for textiles. the 1st chapters pay attention to the environmental influence of material completing, together with water intake, emissions and waste administration. extra chapters specialize in plasma and enzymatic remedies for sustainable cloth processing, and the possibility of enhancing the sustainability of dyeing applied sciences. half covers problems with layout, retail and recycling, and contains discussions of public attitudes in the direction of sustainability in style, tools of measuring clothing sustainability and social developments within the re-use of apparel.

  • Reviews sustainable completing and dyeing strategies for textiles
  • Addresses social attitudes in the direction of and techniques for measuring sustainability within the clothing and retail sectors
  • Covers recycling of apparel

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