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Welcome to the Textiles Topic Hub™, a guide to basic information with links to additional on-line resources.

Background and Overview
Provides a brief history of the evolution of textiles in the US along with the economic and demographic industry information useful to policymakers, grantwriters, trade groups, researchers, journalists, and others.

Provides flow charts and descriptions for the major production steps used to manufacture various textile goods along with general information on the sources of wastes from these steps and links to glossaries of textile terms.

P2 Opportunities
Provides information on and links to alternative technologies and operating practices that reduce waste generation, improve regulatory compliance, and increase production efficiency in textile manufacturing operations.

Reasons for Change
Provides information on the various drivers to improve efficiency within the textile industry including global competition and environmental regulations.

This section discusses the federal regulations that may apply to this sector. The purpose of this section is to highlight and briefly describe the applicable federal requirements, and to provide citations for more detailed information.

Where To Go for P2 Help
This section provides a collection of contacts related to manufacturing of textiles and textile environmental issues.

Case Studies
This sections provides a collection of case studies of textile facilities that have actually implemented techniques and technologies to improve efficiency and reduce waste.

Acknowledges the contributions of industry experts to this topic hub.

Complete List of Links
Lists all resources cataloged in this hub. If you know of resources relating to this topic, please let us know. We will review all suggestions and include them in the hub if they provide non-biased information not currently covered.


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Hub Last Updated: 3/11/2008