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Recycling of textile materials

Teachers in charge

prof. dr. sc. Edita Vujasinović
Marijana Pavunc Samaržija, mag. ing. techn. text., predavač



Study, Module

Textile Technology and Engineering - undergraduate, Module Textile Chemistry, Materials and Ecology

Course summary

2 (1+1+0)



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

Recycling of textile materials

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