Analysis of Influencing Factors on Sustainability of Textile Wastewater: a Structural Equation Approach

  • Punyasloka PattnaikEmail author
  • G. S. Dangayach


The purpose of this study was the identification of the major factor for sustainable development in textile industries and preferred textile wastewater management practices for environmental protection. Moreover, a structural framework for sustainable textile wastewater management concept in the textile industry was developed, and further, the proposed model was examined based on the effect of economic performance, environmental impact, and operational performance in textile sectors. Therefore, to achieve the above issues, major factors were identified through exhaustive literature, and then a test was conducted for the reliability of the proposed constructs for validation. However, there was no specific study on the sustainability of textile wastewater management principle by using exploratory structural equation modeling (SEM). Finally, the proposed structural model was validated by confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) and structural equation modeling with the help of the SPSS software package.


Textile wastewater Sustainability Structural equation modeling SPSS AMOS 



The authors are grateful for all the HR managers and workers of textile industries for their active participation in the present survey to shape the initial draft for the sustainability of textile wastewater questioner, and their comments made for successful development of a valid structural model.

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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Management StudiesMNITJaipurIndia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringMNITJaipurIndia

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