The environment

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  • Created on: 16-03-15 19:14
Lyocell is made of the traditional v____ process using sodium h_______ as part of a method to what the cellulose?
Viscose, hydroxide, dissolve
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There's also another method that uses solvent a___ o____ and water to dissolve the cellulose in a what stept?
Amine oxide, single
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Lyocell can be recycled, in_____, land filled or whatted in sewage?
Incinerated, digested
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The fibre whats completely in how many days?
Degrades, 8
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All that remains is water and what chemical that can be reused?
Carbondioxide
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Name the company that was established in 1995 and works with textile companies to help them address environment issues?
Environwise
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Helps manufacturing companies improve their perfomance economically and increase c______
Competitiveness
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What are the two things that are important in their programme?
Waste minimisation and cleaner technology
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In 19__ the National Rivers Authority (now _________ Agency) set colour standards for dis______ from sewage treatment
1990, Environment, discharges
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Local water companies imposed these requirements and after what date if companies didn't comply they'd be s______
January 1996, surcharged
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In response to this the company C______ socks reviewed their dyeing processes; the warm colourless water would be used for s_____ back in the plant
Courtaulds, scouring
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How much money did they save per year?
£54,000
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What percentage of household rubbish is buried in landfills?
90%
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How much % is recycled?
5%
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The 1990 what Act (EPA) brought legislation with tight controls of waste into what three thing?
Environmental Protection Act, air, land, water
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The aim is to limit what materials from entering the environment and place a responsibility on who?
Harmful, those who handle waste
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Reinforces the policy of 'P_____ p_____'?
Polluter pays
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Where waste is unavoidable in companies, what are they encouraged to do?
Reuse, recycle or reduce
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There's also another method that uses solvent a___ o____ and water to dissolve the cellulose in a what stept?

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Amine oxide, single

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Lyocell can be recycled, in_____, land filled or whatted in sewage?

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The fibre whats completely in how many days?

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All that remains is water and what chemical that can be reused?

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