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Textile solid waste in product development studies

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Faheem Uddin corresponding author
Komal Umer
Syeda Tehniyat Anjum


Textile solid waste disposal and utilization is currently an important concern worldwide. Fashion and traditional articles of textiles are sourcing the solid textile waste generation. An increasing population and consumption of fiber and textile articles emphasize the development studies for the re-use of solid textile waste. Production of textiles is accompanied by the release of volatile emission and effluent during processing, and disposal of fibrous articles are producing solid waste. The hazardous waste generated from the textile can be seen as pre- consumer solid waste (fiber, yarn, and fabric pieces), processing waste (volatiles, chemicals and effluent release during the process), and post- consumer waste (textile fabric, yarn, apparel, home textiles, technical textiles, etc.) dispose to environment following the service life. Therefore, re-using the fiber and textile articles can significantly reduce undesired effects to environment. Designing the products using solid textile waste can be a useful source for reducing the environmental hazard. This study describes the re-use of various fiber and textiles, though the case studies, particularly denim fabric, in designing the products for home decoration.

fiber, textile waste, denim, post-consumer

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Uddin, F., Umer, K., & Anjum, S. (2022). Textile solid waste in product development studies. Chemical Reports, 3(1), 203-209.


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