International Journal of Home Science
2022, VOL. 8 ISSUE 3, PART A
Functional aspect of eco-friendly banana fibre as textile
Author(s): Dr. Amrita Rajput and Anjali Khot
Today, we are witnessing the impact of COVID on fashion and textile industry. Now in the post COVID period, we are observing fast fashion collapsing. Instead of messing up with the losses, to bring back this industry; efforts are being made towards reducing negative impacts on the environment and finding more eco-friendly and sustainable options. The aim of this study is to explore the applications of eco-friendly fabric in textile and fashions field. In today’s situation of global warming and declining trend towards fast fashion, it is very good opportunity to focus on more sustainable and eco-friendly fibres and their applications in textile and fashion industry. This study was undertaken to be aware of the functional aspect of speciality fibre and its application in textile and apparel industry. The study was based on secondary data collection. Data is collected from journals, books, websites, newspapers, published and unpublished thesis, etc. The properties and extraction of fibre, functional aspect of fibre and application of banana fibre in textile and fashion industry were studied. It was found that banana is shiny, finer and smoother fibre similar to linen and fabric made from banana fibre is completely eco-friendly and sustainable.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Amrita Rajput, Anjali Khot. Functional aspect of eco-friendly banana fibre as textile. Int J Home Sci 2022;8(3):01-06. DOI: 10.22271/23957476.2022.v8.i3a.1341