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Challenges and opportunities for scaling up upcycling businesses – The case of textile and wood upcycling businesses in the UK
Upcycling is a process in which used or waste products and materials are repaired, reused, repurposed, refurbished, upgraded and remanufactured in a creative way to add value to the compositional elements. It has been part ...
Chitosan-Templated Bio-coloration of Cotton Fabrics via Laccase-Catalyzed Polymerization of Hydroquinone
There is an increasing interest in the development of enzymatic coloration of textile fabrics as an alternative to conventional textile dyeing processes, which is successful for dyeing protein fibers. However, unmodified ...
Enzymatic thiol-ene click reaction: an eco-friendly approach for MPEGMA-grafted modification of wool fibers
The thiol–ene click reaction has been commonly used for the modification of many materials due to its high efficiency, high selectivity, and reliability. To further promote the sustainable technology for the modification ...
Her Own Words Describe Her Best? Reconstructing Plath’s Original Ariel in Sylvia (2003) and Wintering (2003)
This article explores two of Sylvia Plath’s afterlives: John Brownlow and Christine Jeffs’ biopic Sylvia (2003) and Kate Moses’s novel Wintering (2003). Contrary to Frieda Hughes’s assertion that such works attempt to ...
The Persuasion Game: Serious Gaming Information Warfare and Influence
(Journal of Information Warfare, 2019)
In an age of hybrid, asymmetric, and non-linear conflict, the role of Information Operations has become ever more important. This paper presents a research project examining ways of better enabling stakeholders to respond ...
The Textilesphere: The threshold of everyday contacts
(Routledge (Taylor & Francis), 2019-09-05)
A sense of displacement pervades contemporary life, with the global crisis of forced migrations, increasingly modular and distributed families, and remote social interactions replacing familiar ways of being in a space ...
Local or Global? Approaches for New Product Development in Low Income Countries
(Taylor & Francis, 2019-07-12)
To increase opportunity and quality of life for people living in poverty, governments and non-government organizations (NGOs) sell products to low-income countries. These are typically products that can make fundamental ...
Scholarly method, truth, and evidence in Shakespearian textual studies
(Cambridge University Press, 2019-12-01)
Although their raw materials are often the same, the methods of Shakespearian textual scholarship can be markedly different from those of Shakespearian literary-dramatic criticism, which are different again from those of ...
History Beyond Borders: Teaching Black Britain and Reimagining Black Liberation
(Zed Books, 2019-02-01)
Dimensional change of wool fabrics in the process of a tumble-drying cycle
Currently domestic tumble dryers are popularly used for drying garments; however, excessive drying and the inappropriate way of tumble agitation could waste energy and cause damage to or the dimensional change of garments. ...