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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 6
First page : (504) Last page : (507)
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Natural Fibers as Sustainable Textiles: A Review

Momita Konwar* and Rickey Rani Boruah

Department of Textiles and Apparel Designing, College of Community Science,
Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam, India
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Received: 19.11.2018 | Revised: 15.12.2018 | Accepted: 22.12.2018  



Natural fibres are environment-friendly, biodegradable and less costly. The applications of natural fiber have grown rapidly and conquering new markets relentlessly. A new approach to produce new materials is by sustainable textiles, which offers a wide variety of possibilities for development of new materials with improved properties. In addition to, uses of natural fibre materials are now considered more critically because of increasing environmental consciousness and the demands of legislative authorities. Natural fibres have successfully proven their qualities when also taking into account an ecological view of fibre materials. This review paper discuss about review report on natural fibers and its applications.

Key words: Natural fibers; Sustainable textiles, Applications.

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Cite this article: Konwar, M. and Boruah, R.R., Natural Fibers as Sustainable Textiles: A Review, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(6): 504-507 (2018). doi: