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Handbook of Life Cycle Assessment Lca of Textiles and Clothing (Hardcover)

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Life cycle assessment (LCA) is used to evaluate the environmental impacts of textile products, from raw material extraction, through fibre processing, textile manufacture, distribution and use, to disposal or recycling. LCA is an important tool for the research and development process, product and process design, and labelling of textiles and clothing.Handbook of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of Textiles and Clothingsystematically covers the LCA process with comprehensive examples and case studies.

Part one of the book covers key indicators and processes in LCA, from carbon and ecological footprints to disposal, re-use and recycling. Part two then discusses a broad range of LCA applications in the textiles and clothing industry.

  • Covers the LCA process and its key indicators, including carbon and ecological footprints, disposal, re-use and recycling
  • Examines the key developments of LCA in the textile and clothing industries
  • Provides a wide range of case studies and examples of LCA applications in the textile and clothing industries
Number of Pages: 400
Genre: Technology
Sub-Genre: Textiles + Polymers
Series Title: Woodhead Publishing: Textiles
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
Language: English
Street Date: August 27, 2015
TCIN: 50130682
UPC: 9780081001691
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-8248
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