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Mass consumerism

Mass consumerism is a term that refers to the spread of deep interest in acquiring material goods and services spreading below aristocratic levels, and it started slowly with the industrial revolution.

Cottage industry

Cottage industry is a term used to describe an economic system in which skilled craftspeople manufactured goods, such as cloth, from their homes rather than in factories. This scenario was typical of the period before the Industrial Revolution.

3D Printing

The 3D printing is a term used in a computer-based printer that with high precision print 3-dimensional prints mostly by using different types of plastic that add on layers by layers.

Industrial Revolution

The industrial revolution was a period when the production moved from the use of humans and animals to power production towards machines. Textile’s creation was one of the most critical industries that changed the most during the revolution.

Hemp fibre

Hemp fibre is a bast fibre probably used first in Asia. The cord is dark tan or brown and is difficult to bleach, but it can be dyed bright and dark colours. The hemp fibre varies widely in length, depending upon their ultimate use. Industrial threads may be several inches long, while fibre used for domestic textiles are about 1.9 to 2.5 cm.


Ginning – method of separating cotton fibres from seeds. The cotton gin was invented in 1792 by Eli Whitney.

Environmental design

Environmental design is a new approach in planning consumer products and industrial processes that are ecologically sustainable and intelligent, and healthy both the environment and humans.

Heavy metals

Heavy metal is a term used to describe a subset of a large number of metals and metalloids with high atomic(such as chromium, cadmium, arsenic and mercury), listed in the periodic table of the elements, which have properties of both metals and non-metals.