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Abstract: The textile industry is a very diverse and broad manufacturing sector. With increased global competition, many sectors within the textile industry are increasing production efficiency through technology development and a better trained workforce while working toward pollution prevention. This section provides core reference material that textile manufacturers can use to improve process efficiency and reduce waste generation.
URL: http://wrrc.p2pays.org/industry/indsectinfo.asp?INDSECT=19

Chemical Screening And Inventory Control [PDF]
Abstract: Shows method for rapidly verifying the consistency of chemical specialty products, and the environmental impact of chemical screening and inventory control.
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/09/08484.pdf

Cotton Fiber Processing Waste - Over 28,000 Tons Generated in NC in 1994
Abstract: Provides potential markets and uses for cotton waste and the environmental concerns with each.
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00013.htm

EPA Office of Compliance Sector Notebook Project: Profile of the Textile Industry [PDF]
Abstract: This document provides background information on the history, size, geographic distribution, employment, production, sales, and economic condition of the textile industry.
Source: EPA
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00506.pdf

Identification and Reduction of Pollution Sources in Textile Wet Processing [PDF]
Abstract: Topics discussed include: source of waste, waste reduction strategies, and options for recovery, reuse, and recycling.
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/02/01068.pdf

Indoor Air Quality And Textiles: An Emerging Issue [PDF]
Abstract: Discusses the products and materials used in the textile industry that effect indoor air quality.
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/03/02906.pdf

Manual - Best Management Practices for Pollution Prevention in the Textile Industry
Abstract: Represents a comprehensive history of the U.S. textile industry, describes waste streams from diverse industrial processes and products, and provides excellent pollution prevention solutions to guide the environmental responsibility of the industry.
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/02/01099.htm

Preliminary Industry Characterization: Fabric Printing, Coating, and Dyeing [PDF]
Abstract: Topics discussed include: existing state and federal requirements, industry profile, applicability, process description, and current industry practices.
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/01/00166.pdf

Textile FiberSpace
Abstract: A world wide trading site for information on Natural & Synthetic Fibers and Textile Related Industries.
URL: http://www.textilefiberspace.com/index.html

Textile Process Wastewater Permits: An Update And Strategies [PDF]
Abstract: Offers updates and strategies that will impact the textile industry with regards to water quality.
URL: http://infohouse.p2ric.org/ref/03/02347.pdf

The Glossarist - Textile Glossaries and Textile Dictionaries
Abstract: Provides glossaries for the common terminology used in the textile industry.
URL: http://www.glossarist.com/glossaries/business/manufacturing/

The Roger Milliken Textile Library
Abstract: Provides access to literature related to textile goods and processing
URL: http://www.itt.edu/Library/

To Riches from Rags: A Best-Practices Guide for Textile and Apparel Manufacturers [PDF]
Abstract: The purpose of this guide is to develop and provide state-of-the-art waste reduction resources and practices for textile and apparel industry firms located in EPA Region 2.
Source: EPA Region 2
URL: http://www.epa.gov/r02earth/p2/textile.pdf


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Hub Last Updated: 3/11/2008