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What is "Green-washing" - Definition & Explanation

Making claims of being safer or more environmental friendly than is actually the case.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

The combination of two or more types of staple fibers and/or colors in one yarn. Blends are sometimes so intimate that It is difficult to distinguish component fibers in yarn or fabric. A highly...
A design effect created on a woven fabric by the use of extra yarns which are woven into the fabric at a certain spot then allowed to float over the fabric to the next spot. The float threads are...
These weaves give the characteristic single-diagonal lines noted on the face of the cloth. There are twice as many threads per inch in the warp than there are in the weft. Because of the twist in the...
A coarse and loosely woven woolen material made tosimulate homemadecloth-in effect, a coarse, rough plain weave fabric. Yarnisusually heavyandcontainscoarse wool fiber unevenly spun.Sometimes...
Aloha shirts manufactured for local Hawai'i residents are often dull in tone, if not uniformly colored or color-coordinated, and are adorned with traditional Hawaiian quilt designs or simple plant...

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