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Handbook of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of textiles and clothing

Author: Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu; Textile Institute (Manchester, England)
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : Woodhouse Publishing is an imprint of Elsevier, [2015]
Series: Woodhead publishing in textiles, no. 172.
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Life cycle assessment (LCA) is used to evaluate the environmental impacts of textile products, from raw material extraction, through fibre processing, textile manufacture, distribution and use, to disposal or recycling. LCA is an important tool for the research and development process, product and process design, and labelling of textiles and clothing. Handbook of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Textiles and Clothing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Muthu, Subramanian Senthilkannan
Handbook of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Textiles and Clothing
Burlington : Elsevier Science,c2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu; Textile Institute (Manchester, England)
ISBN: 9780081001875 0081001878
OCLC Number: 914706325
Notes: Published in association with the Textile Institute.
Description: 1 online resource : color illustrations.
Contents: Front Cover; The Textile Institute and Woodhead Publishing; Related titles; Handbook of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Textiles and Clothing; Copyright; Contents; List of contributors; Woodhead Publishing Series in Textiles; Introduction; Part 1 --
Key indicators and processes in LCA; 1 --
Carbon footprints in the textile industry; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Key issues in calculating carbon footprints; 1.3 Carbon footprint standards; 1.4 Calculating carbon footprints of textile manufacturing processes; 1.5 Calculating carbon footprints of textile products 1.6 Carbon footprint labelling of textile products1.7 Future trends; 1.8 Conclusions; 1.9 Further information and advice; Acknowledgement; References; 2 --
Energy footprints in the textile industry; 2.1 Introduction: key issues in calculating energy footprints; 2.2 Methodologies and standards; 2.3 Calculating energy footprints of textile products (applications and examples); 2.4 How to reduce energy footprint in textile and clothing products; 2.5 How to reduce energy footprint in textile and clothing supply chain; 2.6 Energy analysis in the textile industry 2.7 Energy analysis from the view of environmental approaches2.8 Future trends; 2.9 Conclusions; 2.10 Additional readings about energy in the textile industry; References; 3 --
Ecological footprints in the textile industry; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Methodologies and standards; 3.3 Calculating ecological footprint of a textile manufacturing plant; 3.4 Calculating ecological footprints of textile products: evaluation of footwear as case study; 3.5 Future trends and challenges in calculating the EF of textile products; 3.6 Conclusions; Acknowledgments; References 4 --
Measuring the reusability of textile products4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Importance of reusability in LCA; 4.3 Implications of reusability in textiles and clothing products; 4.4 Importance of reusability in LCA studies; 4.5 Quantification of reusability of textiles and clothing products; 4.6 Future trends and remarks; 4.7 Conclusions; References; Further reading; 5 --
Environmental impacts of the use phase of the clothing life cycle; 5.1 Introduction: the use phase in the life cycle of clothing; 5.2 Quantifying the use phase of the clothing life cycle 5.3 Consumer use phase in LCA studies of textiles and clothing products --
implications for LCA5.4 Challenges and conclusions; References; Further reading; 6 --
Open- and closed-loop recycling of textile and apparel products; 6.1 Introduction; 6.2 Recycling textiles and apparel; 6.3 Open-loop recycling; 6.4 Closed-loop recycling; 6.5 Barriers to effective OLR and CLR; 6.6 Future trends in the apparel industry; 6.7 Conclusion; List of abbreviations; References; 7 --
Life cycle assessment method for environmental impact evaluation and certification systems for textiles and clothing
Series Title: Woodhead publishing in textiles, no. 172.
Responsibility: edited by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu.

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