Waste Management In The Fashion and Textile Industries

  • No. of pages: 358
  • Language: English
  • Published: January 7, 2021
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128187586


Waste Management in the Textiles Industry explores and explains the latest technologies and best practices for an integrated approach to the management and treatment of wastes generated in this industry.

Key Features

  • Provides a strong technological analysis of the manufacturing supply chain, including spinning, fabric production, finishing, garment manufacture, and the packaging of clothing
  • Explains how textile technology perspectives feed into management decision-making about sustainability
  • Addresses the industry’s impact on air and water quality and landfill waste


Textile engineers, environmental engineers, and chemical engineers with environmental management responsibilities in the textiles industry. Researchers interested in waste management or life cycle assessment.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction to Fashion and Textile Waste
    2. Problems and Hazards of Textile and Fashion Waste
    3. Management of Spinning and Weaving Waste
    4. Management of Wastes in Garment Manufacturing
    5. Technologies for the Management of Waste Water Generated in Wet Processing
    6. Management of Air Quality
    7. Management of E-waste
    8. Packaging Waste and Its Management Technologies
    9. End of Life Clothes and their Management
    10. Organisations and Standards Relating to Waste Management
    11. Automotive Waste Management Technologies
    12. Management of Coated and Laminated Textile Wastes
    13. Management of Protective Clothing Waste
    14. Management of other Fashion Wastes
    15. Recycling of Plastics, Composite Materials
    16. Bioplastics and Bio Composites and their Recycling and Degradation Technologies