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Evaluation of Textile and Clothing Sector with Regard to Sustainability
Turan Atılgan, Seher Kanat
Humanity is acquainted with sustainability concept in 1987 for the first time by means of a report which is prepared by the World Commission on Environment and Development that exists within the structure of United Nations. Although sustainability concept can be defined from different points of view; it is commonly defined as a development model which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Sustainability is a complicated concept which has economical, social, cultural, technological and ecological (environmental) dimensions. From this point of view, sustainability can be defined as a concept which constitutes the basis of environment and human centered policies. Protection of natural resources, development of renewable energy resources and energy conservation, waste reduction and improvement and activation of recycling systems can be used in order to provide sustainability.
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5th International Symposium on Innovative Technologies in Engineering and Science 29-30 September 2017 (ISITES2017 Baku - Azerbaijan)