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Textiles and Clothing Sustainability

Implications in Textiles and Fashion

  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

Part of the Textile Science and Clothing Technology book series (TSCT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-v
  2. Sandra Roos, Gustav Sandin, Bahareh Zamani, Greg Peters, Magdalena Svanström
    Pages 1-45
  3. Aswini Yadlapalli, Shams Rahman
    Pages 89-107

About this book


This book comprehensively covers the topic of sustainability in the clothing and fashion sector. Sustainability is applied under different industrial sectors and there has to be a distinction in every industrial sector when it comes to sustainability in its application. Though the definition is common for sustainability, sustainability in the clothing sector has its unique objectives, principles, and limitations, which this book highlights.


Life cycle costing CSR in clothing Sustainable clothing Sustainability assessment techniques in textiles Textile economics Social aspects of sustainability Sustainable development goals in fashion Coloured Fashion Cyclical Colour Model

Editors and affiliations

  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
    • 1
  1. 1.Environmental Services Manager- AsiaSGS Hong Kong Limited Environmental Services Manager- AsiaHong KongHong Kong

About the editors

Dr. Subramanian Senthilkannan is currently working for SGS as Environmental Services Manager-Asia, based at Hong Kong. He gained his diploma, bachelors and masters in Textile Technology from premier institutes of India. He was awarded doctorate from The Institute of Textiles and Clothing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University for his dissertation entitled "Eco-functional Assessment of Grocery Shopping Bags” He also has more than seven years of industrial experience in textile manufacturing, textile testing and sustainability evaluation of various materials. He was an outstanding student throughout his studies and bagged numerous awards and medals including many gold medals in his study period. He has more than 80 academic publications in various textiles and environmental journals to his credit. Additionally he has 2 patents, 6 book chapters and over 25 scientific books and numerous conference publications. He is acting as an editor, editorial board member and reviewer for many international peer-reviewed journals of textiles and environmental science disciplines.

Bibliographic information

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