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Contact

Dr. Visvaldas Varzinskas
Institute of Environmental Engineering
Kaunas University of Technology
Donelaicio str. 20, Lt 44239 Kaunas
Lithuania
Tel/ Fax: +370 37 209372
E-mail: visvaldas@apini.lt

Description

New design of a jumper for security personnel is based on use of naturally coloured fiber (cotton, hemp, wool fiber) and biodegradable fiber (maize, bamboo, soy fiber), elimination of neorganic chemical dye as well as on use of water recycle in the dyeing department.

Advantages

The new design of the jumper has better environmental characteristics without any negative quality changes in a product.  

Innovative aspects (ecologic, social and economic)

Environmental Aspects
  • Reduction in operating costs - 40 %/ year; 
  • Reduction in chemicals consumption;
  • Reduction in water consumption.
Economic Aspects
  • Total environmental impact of the product in production phase has been reduced by 74 %.

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Current stage of development

Already on the market

Intellectual Property Rights

Country of origin

Lithuania

Country of application

Year

2010

National Contact Point

dr. Visvaldas Varžinskas
Aplinkos inžinerijos institutas (APINI)
Kauno Technologijos Universitetas
K. Donelaičio g. 20 - 307
44239 Kaunas, Lietuva

Tel: +370 - 37 - 20 93 72
Fax: +370 - 37 - 20 93 72

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