Carbon footprint reduction strategies in Indian textile value chain - an overview - Sustainable Textiles Carbon Focus @ E2expo'
Updated : 2014
The textile industry, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, is the 5th largest contributor to CO2 emissions. In India, polyester and cotton constitute more than 80 % of textile processing.
The document contains suggestions Indian executives can implement in different value chain companents of the textile industry - particularly in water treatment, machine and equiptment, organic fiber cultivation, process chemicals and dyes, etc. These suggestions are an overview of the transformation change that needs to take place in the textile manufacturing and production processes to reduce the industry's overall environmental impact in India.