Textiles and Clothing Sustainability

Sustainable Textile Chemical Processes

  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu

Part of the Textile Science and Clothing Technology book series (TSCT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-v
  2. Nigar Merdan, Seyda Eyupoglu, Mujgan Nayci Duman
    Pages 1-41
  3. Sujata Saxena, A. S. M. Raja, A. Arputharaj
    Pages 43-79
  4. Shahid-ul-Islam, F. Mohammad
    Pages 81-97

About this book


This book highlights the challenges in sustainable wet processing of textiles, natural dyes, enzymatic textiles and sustainable textile finishes. Textile industry is known for its chemical processing issues and many NGO’s are behind the textile sector to streamline its chemical processing, which is the black face of clothing and fashion sector. Sustainable textile chemical processes are crucial for attaining sustainability in the clothing sector. Seven comprehensive chapters are aimed to highlight these issues in the book.


Denim bio-stoning Back-staining Flame retardant finishing Natural dye extraction Water recovery/reuse in textiles Textile finishing operations Anthraquinone based natural colorants Enzymes for synthetic fibers Residual bio mass disposal Wet processing of textiles

Editors and affiliations

  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
    • 1
  1. 1.Manhattan Centre 8/FSGS Hong Kong Limited Manhattan Centre 8/FHong KongHong Kong

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-10-2184-8
  • Online ISBN 978-981-10-2185-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2197-9863
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-9871
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