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Recycling of cotton textiles: Characterization, pretreatment, and purification

  title={Recycling of cotton textiles: Characterization, pretreatment, and purification},
  author={Anna E Palm{\'e}},
In many parts of the world, there are well-established systems for material recycling of metal, glass, and paper. However, no large-scale chemical recycling of textiles currently exists. Since the collection of second hand textiles is established on a large-scale, one of the main barriers to obtaining chemical textile recycling is the development of recycling technology. Recently, it has been proposed that recycling cotton may be accomplished using post-consumer cotton to produce regenerated… 

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