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Title Sustainable apparel : production, processing and recycling / edited by Richard Blackburn.
Imprint Cambridge, UK : Woodhead Publishing Limited, an imprint of Elsevier, [2015]


 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource (xvii, 268 pages) : illustrations.
Series Woodhead publishing series in textiles ; number 171
Woodhead publishing in textiles ; no. 171.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Textile industry -- Environmental aspects.
Textile fabrics -- Recycling.
Textile fabrics -- Technological innovations.
Clothing and dress -- Technological innovations.
Sustainable development.
Clothing factories -- Environmental aspects.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Front Cover; Sustainable Apparel: Production, Processing and Recycling; Copyright; Contents; List of contributors; Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles; Part One: Sustainable finishing and dyeing processes for textiles ; Chapter 1: Environmentally friendly fabric finishes; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Waste minimization in fabric finishing; 1.3 Chemical substitution; 1.3.1 Easy-care finishes; 1.3.2 Flame retardants; 1.3.3 Fluorocarbons for DWOR behavior; 1.3.4 Phthalates in PVC-coated fabrics; 1.3.5 DMF in PU coatings; 1.4 Reusable binders
1.5 Water-free and high solid finishing formulations1.6 Use of biobased and/or biodegradable finishes; 1.6.1 Biobased/biodegradable binders; 1.6.2 Biobased additives; 1.7 Regulations; 1.7.1 Water Framework Directive; 1.7.2 European emission limits; 1.7.3 Operating and market restrictions on hazardous substances; 1.8 Future trends; 1.9 Conclusion; Acknowledgments; Sources of further information and advice; References; Chapter 2: Processes for reducing the environmental impact of fabric finishing; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Waste minimization in fabric finishing
2.2.1 Energy-efficient and water-saving finishing processes2.3 Wastewater treatment and management; 2.3.1 Coagulation and/or flocculation; 2.3.2 Membranes (nanofiltration); 2.3.3 Chemical oxidation; 2.3.4 Evapoconcentration: Evaporation via mechanical vapor recompression; 2.3.5 Biological treatment (membrane bioreactor); 2.3.6 Powdered activated carbon treatment; 2.4 Regulations; 2.5 Future trends; 2.6 Conclusion; Acknowledgments; Sources of further information and advice; Treatment of wastewater ; Waste minimization; Legislation; References
Chapter 3: Plasma treatments for sustainable textile processing3.1 Introduction; 3.1.1 Pretreatment process; 3.1.2 Coloration process; 3.1.3 Finishing process; 3.1.4 Development of nonaqueous sustainable treatment; 3.2 Plasma treatments used in textile processing; 3.2.1 Plasma application in cotton fiber; Pretreatment of cotton; Dyeing of cotton; Printing of cotton; Finishing of cotton; Color fading treatment; Flammability treatment; Combined water repellency and antimicrobial treatment; Formaldehyde-free wrinkle-resistant treatment
3.2.2 Plasma application in wool fiber3.2.2.1 Pretreatment of wool; Dyeing of wool; Printing of wool; Finishing of wool; Shrinkage control treatment; Antimicrobial treatment; 3.2.3 Plasma application in synthetic fiber; Pretreatement of synthetic fiber; Polyester; Nylon (polyamide); Acrylic (polyacrylonitrile); Dyeing of synthetic fiber; Polyester; Nylon (polyamide); Acrylic (polyacrylonitrile); Printing of synthetic fiber; Conventional printing; Digital Inkjet printing; Finishing of synthetic fiber; Polyester
Summary "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."-- Provided by publisher.
Other Author Blackburn, R. S. (Richard S.), editor.
Other Title Print version 9781782423393