Assessing the environmental impact of textiles and the by Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

By Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

The cloth affects the surroundings in a couple of methods, together with its use of assets, its effect on international warming, and the volume of toxins and waste it generates. Assessing the Environmental impression of Textiles and the garments provide Chain stories tools used to calculate this environmental impression, together with product carbon footprints (PCFs), ecological footprints (EFs), and lifestyles cycle assessment Read more...


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Intergovernmental panel on climate change (IPCC). Geneva, Switzerland. html. IPCC, 2013. , et al. ), Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Working Group I Contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA. ch/report/ar5/wg1/ (accessed October 2014). IPCC, 2014. Climate Change 2014 Synthesis Report e Summary for Policymakers. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

This most likely means that existing standards are often not considered and that less traditional methodological aspects are seldom accounted for (which means, among other things, that biogenic CO2 emissions most often are assumed to be climate neutral). 7 to 36 kg CO2 equivalents per kg and that the cradle-tograve carbon footprints of garments range from about 1 to 18 kg CO2 equivalents per garment (as a comparison, the carbon footprint of 1 kg beef is about 14e32 kg CO2 equivalents (de Vries and de Boer, 2010), and the carbon footprint of 100 km of car transport is about 10 kg CO2 equivalents).

ENGINE, Energy Efficiency in SME. ENGINE Consortium, Target GmbH, Hannover, Germany. European Commission, 2003. Integrated Pollution Prevention and Control (IPPC) Reference Document on Best Available Techniques for the Textiles Industry. European IPPC Bureau, Seville, Spain. , 2007. Changes in atmospheric constituents and in radiative forcing. In: Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis IPCC 2007. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

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