What are Green Textiles or Eco-Textiles
As long as one of the concepts is conform to environmental protection and is actually implemented following materials, manufacturing process and social conscience. Final products can be called Green Textiles or Eco-Textiles.
To become Green Textiles or Eco-Textiles. Three important indicators as below:
(1) In raw materials, using natural materials, recycled materials, reproduction materials or biodegradable materials.
Natural materials like cotton fiber, linen fiber, coconut fiber is classified as vegetable fiber. Wool, silk is classified as animal fiber.
Recycled materials like recycled polyester fiber is made by recycled PET bottles. Recycled nylon fiber is made by old carpet or old fishing net. Coffee fiber is made by coffee grounds.
(2) In manufacturing process, reducing water, electricity, energy, chemical agent consumption. Strictly control the carbon emissions caused by wastewater, waste gas and waste disposal, and ensure that no toxic substances and pollutants that are harmful to the human environment are added in the manufacturing process. Dyestuffs and auxiliaries, detection of chemicals in finished products and compliance with EU RoHs. Practice the concept of sustainability in terms of raw materials and manufacturing processes, not only to save energy, reduce carbon emissions, and reduce pollution, but also provide employees and consumers with a healthy and safe working and living environment.
(3) In social conscience, it is not reflected in finished products or sales, but as long as the company uphold the concept of environmental sustainability management. It can also be called Green textiles or Eco-Textiles. Environment sustainability management strategy including treat employees reasonably, do not employ child labor, transparent business, propose International Sustainability Certification.
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