Journal of Textile Science & Engineering

ISSN: 2165-8064

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Chavan RB

Institute of Sustainable and Appropriate Technology,

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    Environmental Sustainability through Textile Recycling
    Author(s): Chavan RBChavan RB

    The paper examines the process of achieving environmental sustainability through recycling of textile wastes. The recycling of textile waste can serve as a means of providing solutions to many economic, environmental and social issues. Though textile recycling has old history; in recent years it has assumed prime importance due to Fast Fashion culture in western world which has resulted in over consumption of textiles and corresponding waste generation. Today waste recycling has become a multibillion industry. Innovations are being made in terms of development of sorting machines, design inputs, innovative high value products to make recycling a profitable proposition. The paper also highlights in brief the efforts being made by various agencies and stake holders to achieve the aim of present 15% textile waste diversion rate to 75% diversion... Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2165-8064.S2-007

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