The word green is an adjective used to describe something that is perceived to be beneficial to the environment. So, green textile materials should be fibers, fabrics, clothing, and related products that would be friendly or beneficial to the environment. At the same time, green materials should be also sustainable products, which are defined as having no negative impact on natural ecosystems or resources. Most green materials should be recyclable, renewable, and reusable. Recycled products are made in whole or part from materials recovered from the waste stream.

Renewable products are those that can be replaced by natural ecological cycles or sound management practices, while reusable products can be repeatedly used after salvaging, or special treatment or processing. Textile manufacturing processes may involve the use of ...

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