Research on Carbon Footprint Assessment of Apparel Based on LCA

Updated: 2013/2/21 11:13:00

This paper systematically introduced the definition of carbon footprint and relevant evaluation standards. Based on life-cycle assessment(LCA)framework, the author presented the carbon footprint assessment of apparel product in detail via dividing the whole process into five stages. Analysing the carbon emissions of products is no doubt a significant move for apparel makers, because it can help to identify the weakness in product’s life cycle, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and promote the sustainable development of the apparel industry.

Authority in Charge: China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC)

Sponsor :China Textile Information Center (CTIC)

ISSN 1003-3025 CN11-1714/TS