textile-fair trade

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what is primary recycling?
textiles product can be reused in its current state
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what does physical or secondary recycling mean?
the product is torn , shredded , melted , or ground before being reused
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what is chemical or tertiary recycling?
products can be broken down and reformulated
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what are the key reasons for recycling?
save energy , save raw materials , reduce the need to manufacture a new product
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what are the seven R'S
recycle , reuse , reduce , refuse , rethink , repair
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when sourcing fabric components what does a designer need to be aware of?
where they came form , how they were produced
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what is ETI?
an ethical trading initiative is a group of companies or charities that work towards improving conditions in global supply chains.
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what is FSC?
forestry stewardship council , applies wood and wood products that are independently certified to assure customers that they come from forests that are managed to meet the socail, economic and ecological needs of present and the future generations
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what is the European Eco label?
appiles to prodcuts and services where steps have been taken to minimize the environmental impact of their whole life cycle
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what is the fair trade?
fair trade provides a better deal for producers in developing countries. the fair trade mark gives a guarantee to consumers that the framers and workers have been paid a fair and stable price which covers the cost of sustainable production
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what does physical or secondary recycling mean?

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what is chemical or tertiary recycling?

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what are the key reasons for recycling?

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what are the seven R'S

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