Recycling of Carpet and Textile Fibers [chapter]

Youjiang Wang, Yi Zhang, Malcolm B. Polk, Satish Kumar, John D. Muzzy
2004 Plastics and the Environment  
A large amount of fibrous waste is generated each year in the United States. For economic and environmental reasons, industries and research organizations have been looking for various technologies to recycle fibrous waste. This chapter reviews the waste statistics, waste characteristics, recycling rates, and recycling technologies for fibrous waste.
doi:10.1002/0471721557.ch16 fatcat:qorjwnerfnfkdhmo4ccici3cga