Essays about: "textile labour"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the words textile labour.

  1. 1. Fibres from agricultural hemp waste

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

    Author : Ella Kärkkäinen; Åsa Älgbrant; Simon Kronberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Hemp fibres; hemp residue; unretted hemp; nonwoven hemp;

    Abstract : There is an increasing demand for natural fibres in the textile industry as a consequence of the negative impact of the industry on the environment. Svensk Hampaindustri (SHI) is currently growing hemp in Sweden for its seeds. This leaves residue in the form of hemp stems that could be processed for textile products. READ MORE

  2. 2. Opportunities and Challenges for a B2B Trading Platform of Secondary Raw Material : An Exploratory Analysis based on the Sourcing Process of Sustainable SMEs in the Fashion and Textile Industry

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

    Author : Isabel Hanusa; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable sourcing; secondary raw material; upcycling; textile waste management; digital service platforms; fashion and textile industry;

    Abstract : Fashion and textile upcycling is currently considered a time-consuming and labour- intensive process. Since textile waste materials are not readily available as a secondary raw material, the process of sourcing pre- and post-consumer textile waste usually requires a lot of time and effort, and often results in a high inconsistency in input materials. READ MORE

  3. 3. EU Waste Framework Directive, What's Next? : A cost­benefit analysis of an extended producer responsibility for textiles in the European Union

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/NationalekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten; Linköpings universitet/NationalekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Amanda Gerbendahl; Madeleine Johansson; [2020]
    Keywords : EU Waste Framework Directive; Extended Producer Responsibility; circular economy; fast-fashion; textile industry;

    Abstract : The objective of our thesis was to conduct a pilot study to evaluate if an Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for textiles in the EU could be a socioeconomically beneficial policy to complement the EU Waste Framework Directive’s amendment of separately collected textiles. The aim was to investigate if the policy could achieve increased circular design of textiles as well as if it could work as a management plan for the increased collection rates. READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards Positive Change, A Case of the Textile and Garment Industry Bangladesh

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Richard Szubinski; [2020]
    Keywords : Textile and Garment Industry;

    Abstract : In 2013, the Rana Plaza Complex in Bangladesh collapsed claiming the lives of 1134 RMGworkers. This event ignited foreign stakeholders applying pressure on factories within the sectorto uphold adequete safety measures and address concerns over labour rights. READ MORE

  5. 5. Examine Evidence of Shifting Revealed Comparative Advantage from Asia to Africa (1995-2017)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Bezawit Abebe Difabachew; [2020]
    Keywords : revealed comparative advantage; textile and apparel; and SRC coefficients; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The objective of this study is twofold. First, the research tries to address whether the selected 13 African countries have gained a comparative advantage on labour-intensive industry (i.e. textile and apparel sector) for the period 1995-2017. READ MORE