A STUDY ON RECYCLING THE FABRIC SCRAPS IN APPAREL MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY


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Kurtoğlu Necef Ö. , Seventekin N. , Pamuk M.

TEKSTIL VE KONFEKSIYON, cilt.23, ss.286-289, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 23
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Dergi Adı: TEKSTIL VE KONFEKSIYON
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.286-289

Özet

In an increasingly health and environmental awareness of world, consumers and apparel manufacturing industries have been looking for environmentally friendly clothing. The aim of the paper is to investigate the usability of recycled garments which were manufactured by evaluating fabric scraps. Ne 28 50% recycled cotton-50% polyester yarns were produced from fabric scraps of a clothing company and compared with Ne 28 50% cotton-50% polyester yarns. Single jersey fabrics were knitted with these yarns and garments were sawn with these fabrics in the same production conditions. The physical properties of yarns, fabrics and garments were compared with products that made from virgin materials. The test results indicated that there is not a distinctive difference between recycled and virgin garments qualities. As the result of this study, it can be stated that recycled garments produced from fabric scraps can be used in apparel manufacturing industry.