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Textiles and Clothing Sustainability

Sustainable Technologies

  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. S. Palamutcu
    Pages 1-22
  3. V. A. Venkatachalam, V. A. Kaliappan, R. Vijayasekar
    Pages 23-65
  4. Mohammad Shahid, Yuyang Zhou, Ren-Cheng Tang, Guoqiang Chen
    Pages 67-83

About this book


This is the first book to deal with the innovative technologies in the field of textiles and clothing sustainability. It details a number of sustainable and innovative technologies and highlights their implications in the clothing sector. There are currently various measures to achieve sustainability in the textiles and the clothing industry, including innovations in the manufacturing stage, which is the crux of this book.


Sustainable Raw Materials Biodegradable Textiles Clothing Sustainability Waterless Dyeing Technological Innovation in Textiles Green Textiles

Editors and affiliations

  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
    • 1
  1. 1.Environmental Services Manager- AsiaSGS Hong Kong Limited Manhattan Centre 8/FHong KongHong Kong

About the editors

Dr. Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu currently works for SGS as a global sustainability consultant, based at Hong Kong. He gained his diploma, bachelors and masters in Textile Technology from leading institutes in India. He was awarded his doctorate by The Institute of Textiles and Clothing of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University for his dissertation entitled, ”Eco-functional Assessment of Grocery Shopping Bags”. He has more than seven years of industrial experience in textile manufacturing, textile testing and sustainability evaluation of various materials. He was an outstanding student and received numerous awards and gold medals during his studies. He has more than 80 academic publications in various textiles and environmental journals to his name. Additionally he has 2 patents, and has written 6 book chapters and over 25 scientific books and numerous conference publications. He is also an editor, editorial board member and reviewer for many international peer-reviewed journals in the field of textiles and environmental science.

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