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The cloth affects the surroundings in a couple of methods, together with its use of assets, its impression on international warming, and the volume of toxins and waste it generates. Assessing the Environmental impression of Textiles and the garments offer Chain studies tools used to calculate this environmental effect, together with product carbon footprints (PCFs), ecological footprints (EFs), and existence cycle assessment Read more...


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Clothing production stages are labor-intensive processes. Cutting, sewing, and ironing purposed machineries are utilized and electric energy is consumed. 3. As a whole, processing steps of fiber opening, yarn processing, textile surface generation, any kind of wet processing, and apparel manufacturing operations; energy costs of electricity and heat constitute about 8e10% of total production cost (Palamutcu, 2010). 4 Energy types used in textile production stages Textile and clothing manufacturing processes have their own energy consumption characteristics.

For plants with low energy consumption of the actual technical processes, the supplementary processes such as ventilation, air conditioning and personnel facilities are usually the main contributors to the carbon footprint (Elle, 2010). Acknowledgement This work was financed by MISTRA e the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research. , 2006. Well Dressed? The Present and Future Sustainability of Clothing and Textiles in the United Kingdom. University of Cambridge, Institute for Manufacturing, Cambridge, UK.

Pdf (accessed October 2014). WRI/WBCSD, 2011b. Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Accounting and Reporting Standard e Supplement to the GHG Protocol Corporate Accounting and Reporting Standard. World Resources Institute/World Business Council for Sustainable Development. http://www. pdf (accessed October 2014). , 2012. Life-cycle assessment of continuous pad-dyeing technology for cotton fabrics. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 18 (3), 659e672. , 2014. A carbon footprint of textile recycling: case study e Sweden.

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