International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Review Papers | Home Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015

Bamboo Fiber: An Approach toward Sustainable Development

Kalpana Munjal | Radha Kashyap [5]

Abstract: The fashion world is constantly seeking and latching onto new materials. The adoption of eco-friendly products has become a fashion statement. Among many eco friendly products bamboo is the fastest growing tree on the earth. Bamboo, a renewable resource grown widely throughout Asia, serves as medium for manufacturing numerous utility and decorative article. The present day scenario shows that the people are more conscious about environment and also personal health. People are deeply attracted towards eco friendly fabric process because it minimizes the waste and hazardous by-product. Bamboo fabric is considered as an eco fabric because of its softness, drapability and as it is grown without using pesticides. Due to the high functional properties it can be used for medical, military, industrial, domestic, apparel and household furnishing. This paper presents an overview on properties, ecological benefits and characteristic of bamboo fiber.

Keywords: Bamboo fiber, Manufacturing, Sustainable development, Apparel industry, Eco friendly

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015,

Pages: 1080 - 1083

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