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Environmental Footprints of Recycled Polyester

  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

Benefits

  • Examines in detail the environmental footprint of recycled polyester

  • Discusses LCA studies conducted on recycled polyester

  • Uses case studies to highlight the environmental footprints of recycled polyesters and their different applications

Book

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

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-v
  2. Aravin Prince Periyasamy, Jiri Militky
    Pages 1-30
  3. A. Saravanan, P. Senthil Kumar
    Pages 31-48
  4. Shanthi Radhakrishnan, Preethi Vetrivel, Aishwarya Vinodkumar, Hareni Palanisamy
    Pages 49-83
  5. P. Senthil Kumar, P. R. Yaashikaa
    Pages 85-99

About this book

Introduction

This book examines the environmental footprints of recycled polyesters, highlighting the benefits and impact of recycling polyester waste and preparing it to replace virgin polyester in the raw material stage. It also discusses the importance of recycled polyester as a sustainable raw material in textile production.

Keywords

Clothing Supply Chain Recycled Textile Materials Sustainable Raw Materials Environmental Footprints Polyester Recycling Polyester Waste Virgin Polyester Life Cycle Assessment Textile Manufacturing

Editors and affiliations

  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
    • 1
  1. 1.SgT Group & APIHong KongHong Kong

About the editors

Dr Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu holds a Ph.D. in Textiles Sustainability and has written around 60 books and 80 research publications. He is well known for his contributions in the field and has extensive academic and industrial experience. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Textiles & Clothing Sustainability Journal.

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Chemical Manufacturing