Ecotextiles: The way forward for sustainable development in by Mohsen Miraftab PDF

By Mohsen Miraftab

ISBN-10: 1845692144

ISBN-13: 9781845692148

A conscientiously selected and edited number of 23 papers from the Ecotextile 2004 convention held on the college of Bolton, this ebook explores recycling and use of waste as uncooked fabrics in such components as garments and carpet manufacture.  The papers speak about sustainability and eco-design with themes on stronger layout, use of sustainable fibers, and production thoughts. next chapters assessment sustainable improvement and renewables, together with composites made up of fabric waste. They take on waste administration in parts corresponding to dyeing and effluent remedy. the belief assesses novel applied sciences, together with new fibers and completing techniques.

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A gently selected and edited number of 23 papers from the Ecotextile 2004 convention held on the college of Bolton, this e-book explores recycling and use of waste as uncooked fabrics in such parts as garments and carpet manufacture.  The papers speak about sustainability and eco-design with themes on stronger layout, use of sustainable fibers, and production concepts.

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Despite getting their carpet waste from the manufacturers delivered nicely baled, significant financial help from government agencies and state of the art Italian re-cycling machinery, this company failed—the economics just didn’t seem to work. Closed Loop recycling Finally, let us consider business-to-business waste briefly where the market can operate successfully. Here, goods are generally presented to the waste merchant compressed so that transport costs are minimised. For example, fibre extrusion waste (from denier, 34 © 2007, Woodhead Publishing Limited, except Supply chain partnerships for sustainable textile production © 2004, John Easton colour changes etc) can be reprocessed and there is a ready market.

Patent Office, Pat No 5 704 104, January 6, 1998. 10 K Hawn, ‘An overview of commercial recycling technologies and textile applications for the products’, 6th Annual Conference on Recycling of Polymer, Textile and Carpet Waste, Dalton, Georgia, April 30-May 1, 2001. 30 © 2007, Woodhead Publishing Limited, except Supply chain partnerships for sustainable textile production © 2004, John Easton 11 M Booij, J A J Hendrix and Y H Frentzen, Process for recycling polyamide-containing carpet waste, European Patent Office, Pat No 759 456, February 1997.

26 © 2007, Woodhead Publishing Limited, except Supply chain partnerships for sustainable textile production © 2004, John Easton COLLECTION AND SORTING Collecting and sorting are necessary steps for carpet recycling. After collection, the post consumer carpet (PCC) is transported to sorting facilities, where the collected PCC is either manually or automatic sorted according to the face fiber. For many recycling processes such as nylon depolymerization and polymer resin recovery, it is desirable or required to sort the feedstock according to the fiber type.

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