Because of higher oil prices and new technology tar sand has become profitably extracted and upgraded to usable products. Tar sands is unconsolidated porous sands, sandstone rock and shale’s containing bituminous material that can be mined and converted to a liquid fuel. Read more..
Technical textile might not be based upon an ecological framework, nevertheless, it’s important to highlight high performance textile that is based on particular functionality. It’s a growing demand and development expanding due to industries innovations and needs for improved textiles, clothing performance and durability. Read more..
A cellulose fibre invented by Courtaulds using a non-chemical solvent. It was originally developed to produce viscous fibres without polluting the environment. The result was a new fibre which was not only environmentally friendly more than any other fibre but also featured very high strength and a wonderful touch.
Tetrachloroethylene is a manufactured chemical used for dry cleaning. It is also used in the manufacture of other chemicals and for textile finishing and dyeing. Tetrachloroethylene commercially since the early 1900s. Read more..
Textile Dye Overview with links to all related terms in the Eco-Fashion Encyclopedia