Globally Sustainable development can be achieved by following 3-R Principle, which quotes for Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, this 3-R principle is been achieved in the textile by the upcoming tread of Recycled Polyester (R-PET)

Making PET fibers and Products from the waste and landfill PET bottles and other PET wastes is called as Recycled Polyester (R-PET), In this paper we have discussed the various needs of R-PET, methods of producing R-PET, Products made from it along with advantages and disadvantages, a comparative study of energy and CO2 emitted by R-PET is compared with Virgin PET

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About the Authors:

G. R. Poongodi
, M.Tech, (PhD) is Asst. Professor ,Department of Textile Technology,Jaya Engineering College,Chennai,J. Sriram Prabhu, B.Tech,is Merchandising Manager, National Garments,Tirupur and P. Sasikumar, D.TT,Final Year B.Tech,Department of Textile Technology,Jaya Engineering College, Chennai