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Paradigm-shift (fashion)

The paradigm-shift (fashion) is a term used in the Fashion revolution, and it includes parameters that are the opposite of fast way, sales and throwaway culture.

Life cycle assessment (LCA)

Life cycle assessment or LCA – refers to a process in industrial ecology by which the products, processes, and facilities used to manufacture specific products are each examined for their environmental impacts — a balance sheet prepared for each product that considers: the use of materials.

Textile waste

Textile waste can be classified as either pre-consumer or post-consumer textile waste. Pre-consumer textile waste is the leftovers or by-products from textile, fibre- or cotton industries. Post-consumer textile waste is the waste of fleece, flannel, corduroy, cotton, nylon, denim, wool, and linen.

Other fibres

Other fibre is a term of the composition label of fabrics containing recycled materials. Many of the textiles produced in the Italian area of Prato are made using yarns spun from blends of recycled wool and, of course, other fibres.

The chasing arrows

It’s a common misconception that the chasing arrows recycling symbol represent reduce, reuse and reduce or the three Rs. It was designed in 1970 by Gary Anderson, a 23-year graduate student.

Recycled materials

Recycled Materials are products manufactured from the resources previously existing in waste; recycle polyester cotton is one example of recycled material.

Eco Bag

Eco Bag is bags made organically, often biodegradable in case of bags made for groceries; a better alternative is to use organic cotton; the best option is to remake from a dead product (fabrics) that otherwise would be landfill.