Gate-to-grave Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is used for environmental impact assessment of one-ton flame retarded cotton, from the final manufactured product to disposal. Use phase of flame retarded textile is delocalized to the country it’s washed and dried in, the United Kingdom. The real end-of-life scenarios were considered, landfill and valorization without energy. The obvious difficulty was lack of Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) data from the manufacturing unit of technical textile and the regulations of the country it’s produced in. The assessment of environmental impacts consisting of the inputs (energy, water, chemicals etc.) and the outputs was characterized to major pollution categories.
|Publication status||Published - Sep 2018|
|Event||2nd International Forum on Textiles for Graduate Students 2018 - Tianjin Polytechnic University, Tianjin, China|
Duration: 8 Sep 2018 → 11 Sep 2018
|Conference||2nd International Forum on Textiles for Graduate Students 2018|
|Abbreviated title||IFTGS 2018|
|Period||8/09/18 → 11/09/18|
Yasin, S., & Sun, D. (2018). Life Cycle Assessment of Technical Textile Waste: Pilot Evaluation of Environmental Impacts. Paper presented at 2nd International Forum on Textiles for Graduate Students 2018, Tianjin, China.