Sustainability and Life Cycle Assessement in Textile

İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi
LEVEL
Master
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
7.5
PERIOD
18/09/2023 to 29/12/2023

Course Description

Course Description: General outlook to the increasing trends in textile and clothing industry. Circular economy. Advantages and challenges of circular economy. Sustainability concept. Sustainability in textile and clothing. Carbon footprints in textile industry. Sustainable cotton and wool production. Sustainable synthetic fibers. Enzyme applications in textile processing for sustainable textiles. Basic sustainability concepts in textile dyeing. Sustainability in apparel and clothing. End-of-life options for post-consumer in clothing re-use, recycle, composting, incineration and landfill. Recycle types mechanical, chemical. Life cycle assessment studies. Course Objectives: 1. To examine sustainability concept in textile and clothing industries. 2. To examine sustainability applications in different textile processes. 3. To evaluate end-of-life options for post-consumer in clothing.

Subject area

Materials
Physics

Time format

weekly

Educational-info

Application deadline

11/09/2023

Competences

The students: i. Will have knowledge on sustainability concept in textile and clothing, ii. Will have knowledge on sustainable fiber production, iii. Will know circular economy concept and its importance in textile and clothing industry, iv. Will have knowledge on options available at the end-of-life of textiles and clothing, v. Will have knowledge on recycle methods, vi. Will be able to make life cycle evaluation studies.

Prerequisites

None

Duration

42 h - 14 weeks

ECTS

7.5

Validation mode

Written Examination

Maximum number of students

20

Access to disable

In Progress

Organizer

Partner

İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi

Faculty

Graduate School

Department

Textile Engineering

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