Radon is a radioactive gas formed in the decay of uranium that is a dangerous air pollutant. Radon typically enters a building through cracks in the foundation.
Ramie fibre the perennial stalk producing plant has been cultivated in eastern Asia for fibre since prehistoric times. 3-8 feet high, with heart-shaped leaves, the plant’s texture was used in the fabric in ancient Egypt and was known in Europe during the Middle Ages.
Range-dyeing is a process in which yarn runs through an indigo dye, then the colour fix by exposing it to air. This allows the fabric to fade gradually.
Rapidly renewable material is a term used to describe materials, fibres, animal or any other product considered agricultural that takes ten years or less to grow, raise and harvest in an ongoing sustainable way.
RAYON CYCLE GRAPHICS
Rayon fibre is synthetic fibre produced from regenerated cellulose wood pulp treated chemically. Fabrics made from the durable fibre are highly absorbent, soft and drape well. The dye colours are shiny and long-lasting.
REACH is the new European Union Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) which came into force in 2007, aims to improve the protection of human health and the environment from the risks posed by chemicals.