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Table 3 Total materials sustainability score for C and D branded T-shirts

From: Materials and manufacturing environmental sustainability evaluation of apparel product: knitted T-shirt case study

Materials eco-sustainability scoring issues Resultant answer Obtained materials
Score points (C)
Obtained materials
Score points (D)
C branded T-shirt D branded T-shirt
Materials name Fabric (100 % cotton knit fabric Fabric (100 % cotton knit fabric 26.6 (out of 50) 26.6 (out of 50)
Recycled content % 0 % 0 % 0.0 0.0
Virgin, certified organic content % 0 % 0 % 0.0 0.0
Other source certification or verified chain of custody with Yes, GOTS, BCI certified Yes, BCI certified 7.0 7.0
Coating/laminate finish? (If yes, specify type) No No 4.0 4.0
Reduced water use in dyeing/coloring? (If yes, specify reduced water process/technology) Yes, used process or technology that reduces water consumption (eco-friendly dyes and chemicals, enzymatic scoring used) No, used traditional dyeing/coloring process or technology 5.0 0.0
Chemical impact reduction (“green chemistry”)? Yes Yes 4.5 4.5
Green chemistry third party verification? Yes, OEKO-Tex Standard-100 (class-II) verified) Yes, OEKO-Tex Standard-100 (class-II) verified) 4.5 4.5
    Total = 51.6 (out of 100) Total = 46.6 (out of 100)