ECO FRIENDLY PROCESSING OF GARMENTS by sen29iit

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									        ECO FRIENDLY PROCESSING OF GARMENTS
            R.Senthil Kumar, Senior Lecturer, Deptt.of Textile Technology,
                      Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore


INTRODUCTION:

In the recent decade garment processing has achieved technological advancement and
improvement in exports of garments from India has been increasing with leaps and
bounds every year. The majority of garments exported are cotton based. Garments are
indeed our “second skin” and hence the customer is worried whether he is putting himself
in contact with the “toxins in clothing”. The association with the toxic chemicals and the
occasional environmental horror story has stained the image of textile processors.
Processing is a term used to describe a wide range of preparation, coloration and
finishing techniques performed on the garment. This is clearly identified as having a
potentially adverse effect on the environment. In today’s circumstances it has become
absolutely necessary to take into consideration the ecological aspects in production of
certain quality of garment. The main aim of this paper is to give broader outlook about
the ecofriendly processing of ga
								
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