The Remanufactured Fashion Design Approach and Business Model

  • Pammi SinhaEmail author
  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Geetha Dissanayake
Part of the Environmental Footprints and Eco-design of Products and Processes book series (EFEPP)


“A company’s business model is the way it strategically positions itself in a particular market” (APSRG 2014b, p. 77). It is important to understand the remanufacturing process within a business model context as it examines how a company positions itself within the fashion market. There are a number of business models and strategies currently practiced with the goal of achieving sustainable fashion—all promoting the avoidance or reduction of waste either at pre- or at post-consumer stages; examples include “Slow Fashion”, “zero waste fashion” and vintage. This chapter examines the remanufactured business model, and operational issues regarding the business model are identified with implications for design and industry.


Design Manufacture Remanufacture Business model Slow fashion Zero waste fashion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pammi Sinha
    • 1
    Email author
  • Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
    • 2
  • Geetha Dissanayake
    • 3
  1. 1.University of LeedsLeedsUK
  2. 2.SGS Hong Kong LimitedHong KongHong Kong
  3. 3.University of MoratuwaMoratuwaSri Lanka

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