Essays about: "waste textiles"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the words waste textiles.

  1. 1. Chemical recycling of cotton-based waste textiles by sulfuric acid hydrolysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Edvin Ruuth; [2020]
    Keywords : recycling; hydrolysis; cotton; waste textiles; sulfuric acid; glucose; chemical engineering; kemiteknik; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Large amounts of waste textiles are produced annually, of which only a small fraction is recycled currently. The purpose of this study was to develop a method to recycle cotton-based waste textiles chemically that can be coupled to the production of biofuels or green chemicals. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fibers and Textiles Produced from Chitin and Chitosan : A Literature Study For Different Production Methods

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

    Author : Doaa Hameed; Tamar Manouel; [2020]
    Keywords : chitin; chitosan; fibers; nanofibers; textiles; wound dressing; sutures; spinning;

    Abstract : Ökningen av världspopulationen har orsakat en ökad avfallsgenerering. Avfallet kan innehålla betydelsefulla ämnen, vilka kan användas som råvaror i många olika material och för olika ändamål. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reframing Consumption : A transdisciplinary approach for the promotion of mindful consumption in home fashion textiles

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för marknadsföring (MF); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Betty Sue Hartigan; Niklas Dahlberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Consumption; Co-creation; Mindful consumption; Innovation; Digital Communication;

    Abstract : Textile waste is a growing problem in the world and although it is being noticed in the fast fashion category the industry providing home fashion textiles is being largely ignored. However, with companies such as H&M and Zara entering the market there is a cause for concern due to their current business models. READ MORE

  4. 4. Increasing the use of recycled textiles through business models and policies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Nikki Kelderman; [2019]
    Keywords : Post-consumer textile recycling; circular clothing system; circular business models; business model innovation; policy instruments; extended producer responsibility; recycled textiles.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The current textile industry is among the most polluting industries and actions should be taken to decrease these negative impacts. One issue that should be addressed is the increasing amount of textile waste. Post-consumer textiles are often incinerated or downcycled due to many factors. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring digital innovations : mapping 3D printing within the textile and sportswear industry

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

    Author : Mona Nagel; [2019]
    Keywords : digital innovations; 3D printing; additive manufacturing; textile value chain; sportswear value chain;

    Abstract : Digital innovations are about to overtake the supply chain systems and revolutionize the way of producing products. With the use of technology in the value chain a sustainable development can be generated and developed. The usage of digital tools for manufacturing can minimize waste and further develop sustained processing. READ MORE