Chalmers Conferences, LCM 2013

Mireille Faist Emmenegger, Katharina Meyer, Michela Gioacchini, Daniele Massetti, Heinz Zeller, Rainer Zah

Last modified: 2014-09-11


The project EcoLogTex will deliver a methodology and a tool to evaluate
alternatives for textile supply chains taking into account the environmental
impact through Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), plus costs and timing, thus
satisfying corporate social responsibility constraints. The results of this
project will allow textile companies to efficiently optimize their supply
chains and suppliers to benchmark themselves.
An essential requirement for the tool is to study textile production pathways
and determine data gaps. To this aim we prepared specific questionnaires
for every productive step, tested them and collected data from suppliers
along the supply chain, starting from the fiber production up to the assembly
of a finished garment. In this paper we present first results of the suppliers’


textiles; environmental sustainability; LCA


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