Abstract—In our economic system there is an urgent need for product quality and sustainability. This need is in the face of a growing destruction of non-renewable resources and the ceaseless degradation of the environment. It is based on wealth economics trading in new products to continue expanding well-being while limiting the ecological footprint including environmental effects, energy and material consumption, emissions all along the product life cycle. The goal of this work is the technical, ecological, environmental and social examination of the life cycle of traditional industry products. This paper focuses on the novel opportunity offered to textile clothing industries by trading off products-services, namely, enhanced products or extended deliveries, with a transparent accounting of resource depletion.
Index Terms—Sustainable manufacture, life-cycle, textile clothing industry, production modeling, extended enterprises.
S. E. Cepolina is with the Faculty of Economy of the same University.
Cite: Sara E. Cepolina , "Textile and Clothing Industry: An Approach towards Sustainable Life Cycle Production ," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 7 -13, 2012.