Track

SSR

Description

Robert Gutman, a noted architect and sociologist, once said, “Every profession bears the responsibility to understand the circumstances that enable its existence” (Environmental Management and Business Institute, n.d.), and the textiles and apparel industry is no exception. As one of the largest industries in the world (Parvathi, 2009), it relies on a number of “circumstances” including the natural environment, manpower, and technology to thrive and produce a product.

Share

COinS
 
Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

An exploratory study of sustainability ratings for conventional and alternative textiles on environmental effects

Robert Gutman, a noted architect and sociologist, once said, “Every profession bears the responsibility to understand the circumstances that enable its existence” (Environmental Management and Business Institute, n.d.), and the textiles and apparel industry is no exception. As one of the largest industries in the world (Parvathi, 2009), it relies on a number of “circumstances” including the natural environment, manpower, and technology to thrive and produce a product.

 

To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.