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Waste Management in the Fashion and Textile Industries. The Textile Institute Book Series

  • Book

  • January 2021
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
  • ID: 5029558

Waste Management in the Textiles Industry explores and explains the latest technologies and best practices for an integrated approach to the management and treatment of wastes generated in this industry.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Fashion and Textile Waste
2. Problems and Hazards of Textile and Fashion Waste
3. Management of Spinning and Weaving Waste
4. Management of Wastes in Garment Manufacturing
5. Technologies for the Management of Waste Water Generated in Wet Processing
6. Management of Air Quality
7. Management of E-waste
8. Packaging Waste and Its Management Technologies
9. End of Life Clothes and their Management
10. Organisations and Standards Relating to Waste Management
11. Automotive Waste Management Technologies
12. Management of Coated and Laminated Textile Wastes
13. Management of Protective Clothing Waste
14. Management of other Fashion Wastes
15. Recycling of Plastics, Composite Materials
16. Bioplastics and Bio Composites and their Recycling and Degradation Technologies


Rajkishore Nayak Associate Professor (Fashion Enterprise), Centre of Communication and Design, RMIT University, Vietnam.. Dr. Rajkishore Nayak is currently working as Associate Professor (Fashion Enterprise) at the School of
Communication and Design, RMIT University, Vietnam. He completed his PhD from the School of Fashion
and Textiles, RMIT University, Australia. He has around 20 years of experience in teaching, research, and
industry related to fashion and textiles in India, Australia, and Vietnam. He published about 120 peer-reviewed
papers in national and international journals. He has authored 4 books and edited 8 books relating to the recent
trends in fashion and textiles. He has also published 30 book chapters and 20 conference papers in fashion and
textiles. His research interest includes sustainable fashion and textiles, circular economy, waste management,
advanced manufacturing, and social media marketing in fashion. Asis Patnaik HoD: Department of Clothing and Textile Technology (Acting), Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment, Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Dr. Asis Patnaik is working as acting Head of Clothing and Textile Technology Department in Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Bellville Campus, Cape Town, South Africa. He is actively involved in the teaching, research and development of textiles and technical textile-based materials suitable for manufacturing, automotive, medical, building and footwear industries. He has published more than 80 papers, books, book chapters and conference papers. He has also developed two technologies for filtration, building and automotive industries. He is a regular reviewer of engineering book proposals from the leading publishers, research funding proposal reviewer from various funding agencies, as well as examiner of PhD theses. He was the recipient of several international awards including Textile Institutes Outstanding Young Scientist Paper Award in 2008 and Outstanding Contribution by an Individual award by the CSIR, South Africa in 2013. He is a NRF (National Research Foundation) rated established researcher in South Africa. He is a voting member of the ASTM standardisation committee on Textiles (D13). He has supervised several PhD and Masters students and hosting two-post doctoral research fellows. Majority of his research works are funded by the industries and he has a track record of securing large industry funding for various projects.