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Global use phase survey for apparel CLSD

This study involved a ‘global’ survey to generate data on the serviceable life of wool apparel and other fibre types during the use phase. The survey was conducted in five key clothing consumer markets: China, USA, UK, Germany and Japan to collect objective data on clothing care regimes as well as the reasons for garment disposal and trends in apparel use over time. The three peer-reviewed publications arising from the study are informing methodology development for the environmental footprinting of clothing.

Project date

1 Oct 2018-15 Mar 2019

Principal investigator

Nathan Bale

Research organisation

ACNielen Research Pty Ltd

Project led by

Australian Wool Innovation (AWI)

Australian Wool Innovation is a not-for-profit enterprise that conducts research, development and marketing along the worldwide supply chain for Australian …

  • Location

    Australia

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Focus areas

Industries

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