Assessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chain

Assessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chain, Second Edition, is a fully updated, practical guide on how to identify and respond to environmental challenges across the supply chain. This new edition features updates to important data on environmental impacts and their measurements, the sustainable use of water and electricity, and new legislation, standards and schemes. Chapters provide an introduction to the textile supply chain and an overview of the methods used to measure environmental impacts, including greenhouse gas emissions, water and energy footprints, and a lifecycle assessment (LCA) on environmental impacts. This book will be a standard reference for R&D managers in the textile industry and academic researchers in textile science. Provides a holistic view of the sustainability issues that affect the textile value chain Explains ways to calculate the textile industry’s use of resources, its impact on global warming, and the pollution and waste it generates Reviews key methods for the reduction of the environmental impact of textile products and how they are implemented in practice Includes methods for calculating product carbon footprints (PCFs), ecological footprints (EFs) and lifecycle assessments (LCA)

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  • Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Pages : 204 pages
  • ISBN : 0128197846
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Assessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chain

Assessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chain
  • Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 20 March 2020
GET THIS BOOKAssessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chain

Assessing the Environmental Impact of Textiles and the Clothing Supply Chain, Second Edition, is a fully updated, practical guide on how to identify and respond to environmental challenges across the supply chain. This new edition features updates to important data on environmental impacts and their measurements, the sustainable use of water and electricity, and new legislation, standards and schemes. Chapters provide an introduction to the textile supply chain and an overview of the methods used to measure environmental impacts, including

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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 25 July 2015
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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 13 April 2016
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 14 October 2016
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 27 September 2016
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  • Release : 20 March 2021
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 23 July 2021
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 16 February 2014
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  • Release : 06 September 2016
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