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TABLE 2.

Scope of the product system of the blue jeans for the water footprint

Materials
Inclusions:
  • Cotton growing

    • Lint cotton

    • Carded cotton

  • Polymer synthetic textile materials

  • Manmade cellulosic materials

  • Incidental materials (e.g., zipper, labels, etc.)

 
Exclusions:
  • Packaging

  • Tractor fuel

  • Fertilizer production

  • Pesticide production

  • Grid electricity consumption

 
Fabric mills 

 
Inclusions:
  • Total intake of process water allocated to the production of square meters of fabric

 
Exclusions:
  • Dyes

  • Finishing chemicals

 
Laundries 

 
Inclusions:
  • Total intake of process water allocated to the production of garments

 
Exclusions:
  • Treatment chemicals

 
Consumer washing 

 
Inclusions:
  • Total intake of water for one load allocated to the mass of one pair of jeans given the average washer’s capacity

 
Exclusions:
  • Detergent

  • Fabric softener

 
Materials
Inclusions:
  • Cotton growing

    • Lint cotton

    • Carded cotton

  • Polymer synthetic textile materials

  • Manmade cellulosic materials

  • Incidental materials (e.g., zipper, labels, etc.)

 
Exclusions:
  • Packaging

  • Tractor fuel

  • Fertilizer production

  • Pesticide production

  • Grid electricity consumption

 
Fabric mills 

 
Inclusions:
  • Total intake of process water allocated to the production of square meters of fabric

 
Exclusions:
  • Dyes

  • Finishing chemicals

 
Laundries 

 
Inclusions:
  • Total intake of process water allocated to the production of garments

 
Exclusions:
  • Treatment chemicals

 
Consumer washing 

 
Inclusions:
  • Total intake of water for one load allocated to the mass of one pair of jeans given the average washer’s capacity

 
Exclusions:
  • Detergent

  • Fabric softener

 
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