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Carbon footprint: Main concern of textile manufacturing
Dec '09
Environmental impacts occur at every stage of the life cycle of a finished garment. The textile industry contributes to the carbon footprint and global warming right from the stage of producing fibers, yarns, fabrics, apparels, its distribution and transportation, consumers and finally the disposal of the product after use.

Climate change is increasingly recognized as a major challenge. Greenhouse gas emissions caused by humans are having a negative impact on the environment.

The most important greenhouse gas, arising from human activity is carbon dioxide (CO2). A way to track ones greenhouse gas emissions is to be aware of your carbon footprint.

Carbon footprint is the total amount of CO2 and other greenhouse gases emitted over the full life cycle of a process or product. Carbon footprints are typically calculated to include all green house gases and are expressed as CO2 equivalent measured in kilograms or tons.

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