Emily Kleiner, Alicia Sweet, Andrew Willke
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A hybrid Economic Input-Output Life Cycle Assessment (EIO-LCA) was conducted to evaluate the energy requirements, greenhouse gas emissions, and other environmental indicators of the clothing material polyester. These results are compared to the analysis of cotton as a clothing material to understand if synthetic fabrics have a lower environmental impact than natural fabrics.
Erin L. Gibbemeyer
Primary Advisor's Department
Chemical and Materials Engineering
Stander Symposium project, School of Engineering
United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Responsible Consumption and Production
"Evaluation of the Environmental Impact of Different Clothing Materials" (2020). Stander Symposium Projects. 1988.