The textile industry is one of the most important productive sector worldwide and everyone, to some extent, is involved in its value chain, which is why it is essential to be informed about its benefits, problems and innovative deployed solutions. Therefore, this paper aims to present the advances made by this sector in its transition towards sustainable production and consumption patterns. A literature review of the life cycle stages of textile products was carried out, this allowed to identify diverse initiatives that either aimed to raise awareness of the environmental and social concerns attached to this sector or reported actions to solve those concerns. The findings show a lack of training and skills in sustainability issues of different stakeholders involved. From the value chain perspective, it was also noticeable that this sector is in need of tools to integrate and implement sustainable approaches in particular for those small and medium-sized companies.
|Title of host publication||4° Congreso de Ingeniería, Ciencia y Gestión Ambiental AMICA - 5th International Conference of Greening of Industry Network|
|Subtitle of host publication||28, 29 y 30 de octobre de 2019, Instituto de Ingeniería de la UNAM, Ciudad de México|
|Place of Publication||Ciudad de México|
|Publisher||UNAM, Instituto de Ingeniería|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 2019|
|Event||4th Congress of Engineering, Science and Environmental Management and 5th International Conference of Greening of Industry Network, AMICA 2019 - Mexico City/Ciudad de México, Mexico|
Duration: 28 Oct 2019 → 30 Oct 2019
|Conference||4th Congress of Engineering, Science and Environmental Management and 5th International Conference of Greening of Industry Network, AMICA 2019|
|City||Mexico City/Ciudad de México|
|Period||28/10/19 → 30/10/19|
- Textile Industry
Luján-Ornelas, C., Güereca, L. P., Franco-García, L., & Heldeweg, M. (2019). Hacia una industria textil sustentable. In 4° Congreso de Ingeniería, Ciencia y Gestión Ambiental AMICA - 5th International Conference of Greening of Industry Network: 28, 29 y 30 de octobre de 2019, Instituto de Ingeniería de la UNAM, Ciudad de México (pp. 400-405). [ID 601] Ciudad de México: UNAM, Instituto de Ingeniería.