Faculty of Textile Technology
 
Course: Recycling of textile materials

Teachers in charge Ph. D. Edita Vujasinović, Prof.
Ph. D. Ružica Brunšek, Assist. Prof.
Study, Module Textile Technology and Engineering - undergraduate, Module Textile Chemistry, Materials and Ecology
Course summary 2 (1+1+0)
ECTS 3
Knowledge verification preliminary exam
Lecture type lectures, practice
Exercise type laboratory practice
Subject content Introduction to subject (recycling definition, government initiatives and legislation, world trends). Textile recycling methodology (collection, screening and sorting, mechanical, chemical, thermal and/or physical methods for textile transformation to new raw materials). Textile recycling products, their processing and re-use, ecological importance and economic meaning of textile recycling.
Aim of course The students acquire knowledge that formsan adequate basis necessary for designing the most appropriate way of recycling particular textiles and safe disposal of textile wastes.
Literature necessary for course Horroks A.R.: Recycling Textile and Plastic Waste,Woodhead Pub.Ltd., UK 1996; ISBN 1855733064
Cupit M.J.: Opportunities & Barriers to Textile Recycling, Published by AEA Technology plc., UK 1999; ISBN 0-7058-1715-6
Supplement literature Ogilvie S.: Textiles, in Developing Markets for Recycled Materials, AEAT Report No. 5538, Pub. by AEA Technology plc., UK 1995
Selection of papers from scientific-professional journals