Global Apparel Market – An Overview | Watch NOW! | Ad
Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Textile sector faces challenges to reduce carbon emissions
Textile sector faces challenges to reduce carbon emissions
16
Dec '09
The textile production process across the whole value chain generates carbon emissions right from the first stage of petrochemicals, dyeing, processing, washing, ironing as well as transportation.

A study by the University of Cambridge shows that a cotton T-shirt (250 gms in weight) will produce about seven kilograms of carbon dioxide emissions in its “life cycle”, which is 28 times of its own weight, while garments made from chemical fiber materials will produce higher carbon emissions.

In the current context of the climate control conference being held in Copenhagen, it will be a challenge to the Chinese textile industry to speed up structural adjustment, encourage the development of new textile industries, support high-tech research and develop applications in order to reduce carbon emissions.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - China


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Amazon

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Sep 2018

Consumers in Turkey get access to Amazon

Amazon has launched in Turkey giving customers in the country...

Value in omni-channel retail with Flipkart buying: Walmart

Apparel/Garments | On 23rd Sep 2018

Value in omni-channel retail with Flipkart buying: Walmart

With the acquisition of Flipkart, Walmart sees great value in...

E-com to result in common SE Asian consumer market: BCG

Textiles | On 23rd Sep 2018

E-com to result in common SE Asian consumer market: BCG

The rapid spread of e-commerce and digital technologies is binding...

Interviews View All

Stefan Warnaar, Peak to Plateau

Stefan Warnaar
Peak to Plateau

People are willing to pay for quality and performance

Top executives, Textile industry

Top executives
Textile industry

Denimsandjeans India 2018

Neel Sawhney, One Friday

Neel Sawhney
One Friday

‘The share of kidswear segment in the online sector is still small in...

Anupam Arya,

Anupam Arya

<div>Jaipur-based Fabriclore Retailing Pvt. Ltd. is attempting to revive...

Rikesh Mistry,

Rikesh Mistry

Jupiter Comtex Pvt Ltd, established in 1973, started its textile machinery ...

Suresh P Bagrecha,

Suresh P Bagrecha

Komal Texfab, founded in 1981, is into manufacturing of knitted fabrics,...

Silke Brand-Kirsch, Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Justin Gutierrez, INDA

Justin Gutierrez
INDA

The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA) has created a new...

Ashok Desai, Bombay Textile Research Association

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Judy Frater, Somaiya Kala Vidya

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Bani Batra,

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Sanjukta Dutta, Sanjukta's Studio

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


September 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search