Browsing Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design by Subject "Apparel"

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Browsing Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design by Subject "Apparel"

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  • Hawley, Jana M. (Fairchild Books, 2008)
    This chapter focuses on the economic impact of textile recycling including the overconsumption and resulting recycling processes that occur globally. A micro-macro systems model, including the myriad constituents of the ...
  • Hiller Connell, Kim Y. (International Textile and Apparel Association, Inc., 2009)
    Post-consumer textile waste, including garments discarded by the original owner, is an environmental issue. In 2006, 11.8 million tons of textiles entered the United States municipal solid waste stream, with only 1.81 ...
  • Hiller Connell, Kim Y.; Sontag, M. Suzanne (International Textile and Apparel Association, Inc., 2008)
    The last few years has seen significant increased mass media coverage of environmentally conscious apparel consumption. However, despite the increased attention in mass media, eco-conscious apparel acquisition remains ...
  • Hawley, Jana M. (Woodhead Publishing Limited, UK, 2006)
    The juxtaposition of a throw-away society with the realization that natural resources are threatened is a vivid illustration of the perplexing problem of contemporary lifestyle. As we consider the case of textile and apparel ...