Essays about: "textile industry"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 200 essays containing the words textile industry.

  1. 1. Analysis of European post-consumer textile waste for automated sorting

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Maria Marin Perez; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; fibre-to-fibre recycling; post-consumer textile; automated textile sorting; SIPTex.;

    Abstract : The textile industry is linked to several major environmental problems, as a consequence there is an interest at European level to reduce the impact of the industry. In Sweden there are several initiatives to increase the circularity of textile for example by promoting fibre-to-fibre textile recycling. READ MORE

  2. 2. Why is it so hard to implement sustainability strategies into an organization? A case study of KappAhl’s sustainability strategy implementation

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Alice Aroneng; Jenny Trolläng; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : Sustainability; Strategy implementation; Implementation barriers; Fashion industry;

    Abstract : Background and Problem: The whole value chain, from production to consumption and recycling, ispart of the sustainability challenges in the textile industry. The concept of sustainability is complex andintegrating it into the internal process of the organization is vital to reach success within sustainabilityand accomplish the SDGs by 2030. READ MORE

  3. 3. Motivations for engagement in environmental inter-firm alliances in the Swedish fashion and textile industry

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Pauliina Perkiö; Sophie Frieauff; [2020]
    Keywords : Environmental alliance; Environmental collaboration; Networks; Inter-firm collaboration; Fashion industry;

    Abstract : The fashion and textile industry is publicly seen as one of the most environmentally unsustainable industries in the world. Due to its complex and highly dispersed value chain, a collaborative effort is needed in order to lower the industry's environmental pollution. READ MORE

  4. 4. Circular Economy Practice Applied to Reverse Logistics : A Multiple Case Study from Fashion Retailers Perspective

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Anna Nilson Törnqvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Circular Economy; Reverse Logistics; Fashion Industry; Organizational Change; Institutional Theory;

    Abstract : The fashion industry has been criticized due to environmental issues, such as the causation of increased scarcity of landfills, hazardous emissions, and exhaustion of non-renewable resources. At the same time, customers, and governments require organizations within the industry to be transparent, offer sustainable consumption, and take responsibility for textile waste. READ MORE

  5. 5. Disclosing the definition on the upcycling concept : An exploratory study investigating the concept of upcycling and standardisation and its role on the path towards a circular textile industry

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Sara Lindeberg; [2020]
    Keywords : upcycling; circular economy; waste management; recycling; sustainable standards; certifications; meta standards in textiles; sustainable policies;

    Abstract : The ’upcycling’ term and concept have gained interest as a new strategy of implementing circularity within businesses, however the concept have not yet been defined, resulting in a somewhat divided perception of what it entails and what activities it includes. This misunderstanding may hinder the circular economy development. READ MORE