Environment, Society and Safety

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  • Created on: 22-03-13 12:13
Pollution and Use Of Resources
Textiles production uses lots of energy- moslty from buring non-renewable resources. The use up valuable resources, pollutes the air and releases CO2- causing global warming.
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Pollution and Use Of Resources
Some fabrics are made from non-renewable resources. eg. polyester is made from crude oil. Manufacturing processes use a lot of water.
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Pollution and Use Of Resources
(P) Use energy from renewable sources. eg. wind power, and be more energy efficient. eg. using natural instead of electric light if possible.
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Pollution and Use Of Resources
Use fabrics made from biofibres. Use water more efficiently. eg. reuse water water in the dyeing process.
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Transport Pollution
Textile factories are often in different countries from their products' markets so a lot of fuel is burned transporting products. Raw materials are also transported long distances.
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Transport Pollution
Use efficient distrubution methods eg trains not loorries and get raw materials from local suppliers.
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Some fabrics are made from non-renewable resources. eg. polyester is made from crude oil. Manufacturing processes use a lot of water.

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Pollution and Use Of Resources

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(P) Use energy from renewable sources. eg. wind power, and be more energy efficient. eg. using natural instead of electric light if possible.

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Card 4

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Use fabrics made from biofibres. Use water more efficiently. eg. reuse water water in the dyeing process.

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Card 5

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Textile factories are often in different countries from their products' markets so a lot of fuel is burned transporting products. Raw materials are also transported long distances.

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