E3S Web of Conf.
Volume 402, 2023International Scientific Siberian Transport Forum - TransSiberia 2023
|Number of page(s)||11|
|Section||Sustainable Transport Economics and Policy|
|Published online||19 July 2023|
Textile waste in the context of the circular economy
University of Economics – Varna, 77, Knyaz Boris I Blvd., 9002, Varna, Bulgaria
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The concept of a circular economy is built in opposition to the traditional linear model where raw materials are used, things are created from them, they are consumed and the leftovers are thrown away. This model relies on large quantities of cheap and accessible materials and energy sources. The textile sector is part of the economies meeting the requirements of the circular economy. What is the real place and importance of waste from textile production and their role for the circular economy, determine the relevance and arouse the interest of the authors in the research. The objective of this paper is to provide a comprehensive overview of the existing situation and to study the textile waste in the context of the circular economy. For the goal fulfillment we use the descriptive-analytical method - theoretical aspects of the studied scientific field are investigated on the basis of current literature research. The information collected is summarized and analyzed; systematic approach; analytical approach; study of the works of authors in the field; comparative analysis; method of observation; determination of relative shares. Current scientific research and economic aspects about textile waste in the context of the circular economy have been explored. The various author collectives work in the field of textile waste, its management and its connection with the circular economy. Research in the field of textiles shows the great importance and fundamental role of textile waste for the realization of the circular economy concept.
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