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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 28 August 2015
  • ISBN : 9781782423577
  • Page : 288 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Sustainability is an issue that increasingly concerns all those involved in the apparel industry, including textile manufacturers, apparel designers, retailers and consumers. This important book covers recent advances and novel technologies in the key areas of production, processing and recycling of apparel. Part One addresses sustainable finishing and dyeing processes for textiles. The first two chapters concentrate on the environmental impact of fabric finishing, including water consumption, emissions and waste management. Further chapters focus on plasma and enzymatic treatments for sustainable textile processing, and the potential for improving the sustainability of dyeing technologies. Part Two covers issues of design, retail and recycling, and includes discussions of public attitudes towards sustainability in fashion, methods of measuring apparel sustainability and social trends in the re-use of apparel. Reviews sustainable finishing and dyeing processes for textiles Addresses social attitudes towards and methods for measuring sustainability in the apparel industry and retail sectors Covers recycling of apparel

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Sustainable Apparel

Sustainable Apparel
  • Author : Richard Blackburn
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-08-28
  • ISBN : 9781782423577
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Apparel

Sustainability is an issue that increasingly concerns all those involved in the apparel industry, including textile manufacturers, apparel designers, retailers and consumers. This important book covers recent advances and novel technologies in the key areas of production, processing and recycling of apparel. Part One addresses sustainable finishing and dyeing processes for textiles. The first two chapters concentrate on the environmental impact of fabric finishing, including water consumption, emissions and waste management. Further chapters focus on plasma and enzymatic treatments for

Shaping Sustainable Fashion

Shaping Sustainable Fashion
  • Author : Alison Gwilt,Timo Rissanen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2012-06-25
  • ISBN : 9781136454455
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The production, use and eventual disposal of most clothing is environmentally damaging, and many fashion and textile designers are becoming keen to employ more sustainable strategies in their work. This book provides a practical guide to the ways in which designers are creating fashion with less waste and greater durability. Based on the results of extensive research into lifecycle approaches to sustainable fashion, the book is divided into four sections: source: explores the motivations for the selection of materials for

Handbook of Sustainable Apparel Production

Handbook of Sustainable Apparel Production
  • Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2015-04-28
  • ISBN : 9781482299397
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Sustainable Apparel Production

A hot-button societal issue, sustainability has become a frequently heard term in every industrial segment. Sustainability in apparel production is a vast topic and it has many facets. Handbook of Sustainable Apparel Production covers all aspects of sustainable apparel production including the raw materials employed, sustainable manufacturing processes, and environmental as well as social assessments of apparel production. The book highlights the environmental and social impacts of apparel and its assessment. It explores the complexities involved in implementing sustainable measures

Consumer Behaviour and Sustainable Fashion Consumption

Consumer Behaviour and Sustainable Fashion Consumption
  • Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-06-21
  • ISBN : 9789811312656
GET THIS BOOKConsumer Behaviour and Sustainable Fashion Consumption

This book analyses the importance of consumer behaviour in sustainable fashion and consumption. Consumer behaviour plays a major role in sustainability, and when it comes to textile products, a number of studies have shown that for certain product categories, consumer behaviour during use and disposal stages influences the entire life cycle impacts of the product more than the raw material and manufacturing stages. However green the production, the overall sustainability of a product depends on the consumers who use and

New Business Models for Sustainable Fashion

New Business Models for Sustainable Fashion
  • Author : Miguel Angel Gardetti,Esben Rahbek Gjerdrum Pedersen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2022-02-14
  • ISBN : 9781000122237
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The fashion industry has not traditionally been associated with definitions of sustainable development and sustainability. The social and environmental challenges faced by the fashion industry concern the entire supply and demand chain, propped up by a throwaway consumer culture. In response to these sustainability challenges, some fashion companies have developed innovative social and environmental initiatives. While many of these initiatives are sympathetic, resourceful and hold real potential for generating social and environmental improvements, greater scale and scope is needed in

A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion

A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion
  • Author : Alison Gwilt
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-07-09
  • ISBN : 9781350067066
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Packed with examples from groundbreaking designers such as Vivienne Westwood, Stella McCartney, Edun and People Tree, A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion is a much-needed overview of current models of fashion design and production. Alison Gwilt introduces the key issues associated with the production, use and disposal of fashion clothing and gives step-by-step guidance on how to identify and evaluate the potential impacts of a garment during the design process. With innovative examples of best practice from international designers and

Global Perspectives on Sustainable Fashion

Global Perspectives on Sustainable Fashion
  • Author : Alison Gwilt,Alice Payne,Evelise Anicet Ruthschilling
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-02-21
  • ISBN : 9781350058156
GET THIS BOOKGlobal Perspectives on Sustainable Fashion

Global Perspectives on Sustainable Fashion showcases the global fashion industry's efforts to reduce the negative impacts associated with fashion production and consumption. Illustrated throughout with infographics, photographs and diagrams of creative works, eighteen essays focus on six regions, examining sustainable fashion in the context of local, cultural and environmental concerns. Also included are 18 regional 'Spotlight' sections highlighting the differences and similarities across regions by concentrating on examples of best practice, design innovation and impact on the community.

Sustainable Fashion Management

Sustainable Fashion Management
  • Author : Claudia E. Henninger,Kirsi Niinimäki,Marta Blazquez,Celina Jones
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2022-07-29
  • ISBN : 9781000619546
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This book provides a holistic and accessible approach to sustainable fashion management. It offers an interdisciplinary and practical outlook, combining theory with practical application from a management perspective and underpinned by the Sustainable Development Goals throughout. The book helps students to gain a better understanding of what sustainable fashion is and how it is implemented across the fashion industry, through business model innovations, innovative designs, new technology and digital approaches, and material innovations. Global case studies are employed throughout each

Sustainable Fashion and Textiles in Latin America

Sustainable Fashion and Textiles in Latin America
  • Author : Miguel Ángel Gardetti,Rosa Patricia Larios-Francia
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-07-29
  • ISBN : 9789811618505
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This book highlights the sustainable aspects of fashion and textiles in Latin America and discusses how the manufacturing and consumption of textile products and fashion are significant sources of environmental damage. It addresses important issues of water and energy consumption in the textile and fashion industry and using case studies presents how social responsibilities in consumer behavior can help in minimizing these environmental issues for a better future.

Sustainable Fashion: Consumer Awareness and Education

Sustainable Fashion: Consumer Awareness and Education
  • Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-06-19
  • ISBN : 9789811312625
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This book uses case studies to discuss consumer awareness of and education on sustainable fashion. It highlights how some textile brands have started using consumer awareness tags to educate consumers on the use of their products (e.g. which machine cycle and temperature they should use to wash their products, as well as the best drying conditions in terms of environmental sustainability). Consumer awareness of and knowledge on sustainable fashion is the crux of customer-centric sustainability, and several NGOs and

The Sustainable Fashion Quest

The Sustainable Fashion Quest
  • Author : Nikolay Anguelov
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-06-27
  • ISBN : 9781000400090
GET THIS BOOKThe Sustainable Fashion Quest

When thinking about lowering or changing consumption to lower carbon footprints, the obvious offenders come easily to mind: petroleum and petroleum products, paper and plastic, even food, but not clothes. When people evaluate ways to lower their personal carbon footprint by changing purchasing habits, they are bombarded with information to avoid petroleum and petroleum products, plastics, paper, even food, but not clothes. Most consumers do not think of clothes as a source of environmental damage. Yet, clothes are made with

Roadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing

Roadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing
  • Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-10-08
  • ISBN : 9789812871640
GET THIS BOOKRoadmap to Sustainable Textiles and Clothing

This book covers the elements involved in achieving sustainability in textiles and clothing sector. The chapters covered in three volumes of this series title cover all the distinctive areas earmarked for achieving sustainable development in textiles and clothing industry. This third volume highlights the areas pertaining to the regulatory aspects and sustainability standards applicable to textiles and clothing supply chain. There are various standards earmarked for measuring the environmental impacts and sustainability of textile products. There are also plenty of

Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles

Sustainability in Fashion and Textiles
  • Author : Miguel Angel Gardetti,Ana Laura Torres
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-09-08
  • ISBN : 9781351277587
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There is no doubt that the textile industry – the production of clothing, fabrics, thread, fibre and related products – plays a significant part in the global economy. It also frequently operates with disregard to its environmental and social impacts. The textile industry uses large quantities of water and outputs large quantities of waste. As for social aspects, many unskilled jobs have disappeared in regions that rely heavily on these industries. Another serious and still unresolved problem is the flexibility textile industry

Sustainable Fashion Supply Chain Management

Sustainable Fashion Supply Chain Management
  • Author : Tsan-Ming Choi,T. C. Edwin Cheng
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-03-20
  • ISBN : 9783319127033
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This handbook is a compilation of comprehensive reference sources that provide state-of-the-art findings on both theoretical and applied research on sustainable fashion supply chain management. It contains three parts, organized under the headings of “Reviews and Discussions,” “Analytical Research,” and “Empirical Research,” featuring peer-reviewed papers contributed by researchers from Asia, Europe, and the US. This book is the first to focus on sustainable supply chain management in the fashion industry and is therefore a pioneering text on this topic. In

Sustainable Textile and Fashion Value Chains

Sustainable Textile and Fashion Value Chains
  • Author : André Matthes,Katja Beyer,Holger Cebulla,Marlen Gabriele Arnold,Anton Schumann
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-10-24
  • ISBN : 9783030220181
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This book illustrates key sustainability issues in global textile and fashion value chains, by examining individual types of fibers either at a single step in or along the entire value chain. It approaches sustainability-related issues in the textile and fashion value chain from an interdisciplinary and holistic viewpoint, with each contribution linking questions on the textile and fashion value chain to various drivers, indicators and concepts of sustainability. Each chapter represents a single step in the textile and fashion value