Environmental Aspects in Textile Industry: Ecological Hazards and Remedial Measures

Among many pollution-creating industries, textile has a larger share in terms of its impact with regard to noise, air and effluent. It is, therefore, felt worthwhile to study the ecological hazards associated with various operations of textiles. In this paper, pollution arising out of noise and air is discussed. Areas of concern and their appropriate rectifying procedures are also taken into account.

Ecological degradation happens in natural fibre right from cultivation to finishing of ultimate product. Prominent parameters and possible package of corrective measures are highlighted. Synthetic fibre industry is not an exception to environmental pollution and therefore various pollution-creating activities are pointed out. Management of various textile wastes is also mentioned in this paper.

Designing Textile Products

Textile products are crafted analyzing numerous internal and external factors bound to the end products. Before, during, and after designing a product, a series of factors such as the market trends, market research, quality testing, trials, design patterns, etc. to be arranged or considered by the designer. Here we discuss a few of them.

Vogue of Corsets

Corset has been a vogue for several reasons. From posture improvement to waist training, the corset has helped women look gorgeous for hundreds of years. There are various types of corsets today, and unlike the ones of olden times, these can even be worn to make a fashion statement. These garments were once used just to enhance the woman’s shape or keep her from jiggling. Today, they are sexy, fun under and outer garments, helping women feel feminine and sensual. They are made from a variety of fabrics and have trimmings such as lace and bows.

Textiles: Environmental issues and sustainability

Textile designers and manufacturers are under social pressure to reduce the impact of textiles on the environment. Careful use of raw materials and natural resources in textile production will ensure that they are available to future generations. Textile technologists are constantly seeking to develop new fibres that have improved performance and are sustainable.

Textile Components

Textile components are accessories that are used to decorate, strengthen, close, or enhance the appearance of textile products. In this article most commonly used components such as fasteners and others are discussed.