5A3_0642_ ASSESMENT OF ECO-CRITERIA IN TERMS OF SUSTAINABILITY APPROACH IN TEXTILE SECTOR

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G. Abacı

G. Yıldız Töre

Published Aug 14, 2019

Abstract

In this study, an integrated textile mill located in Turkey was investigated in terms of tests for product and environmental safety conducted to eco-criteria limits. 29 synthetic/cellulosic blended woven finished fabric tested acccording to the Oeko-tex test standards and 3 discharged treated wastewater samples were tested acccording to the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) test standards. To widen the assesment on wastewater test results and to investigate the current situation of the similar production mills in textile industry, the Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (IPE) database was examined and data has been compared with investigated mill’s test result.


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