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Glossary of Terminology For Environmental Products And General Terms



Recycled
  Recycled; adjective (Not to be confused with recyclable)
having been used before and then processed so that it can form a new product.
 
  Recycling; noun [U]
when paper, glass, plastic etc. is put through a process so that is can be used again.


 
  NON-Polluting; intentionally taking steps to avoid making an area or substance, usually air, water or earth, dirty or harmful to people, animals and plants, especially by adding harmful chemicals.
 


 
  Ethical; adjective
Adhering to ethical and moral principles (e.g.: “It seems ethical and right”)Conforming to accepted standards of social or professional behaviour.
 


 
  Sustainable; adjective
Able to continue over a period of time:
Causing little or no damage to the environment and therefore able to continue for a long time.


  Biodegradable; adjective
Able to decay naturally and harmlessly:
Biodegradable products and packaging helps to limit the amount of harmful chemicals
released into the atmosphere.
 
  BIODEGRADATION Is the process by which organic substances are broken down by enzymes produced by living organisms. An important role is played by microorganisms which are present in any natural environment and they feed on the organic waste transforming the organic matter into carbon dioxide and closing the entire natural cycle that starts from the creation of the organic matter through photosynthesis.
 
 


 
  Organic; adjective
Not using artificial chemicals in the growing of plants and animals for food and other products.
 


  Fair Trade; noun
Trade carried on under a fair-trade agreement. A way of buying and selling products that makes certain that the original producer receives a fair price
fair trade.
 
 
Bringing together recycled, biodegradable, organic and sustainable materials, fair trade and ethically produced products and non polluting technology is saving the environment in many ways. Fewer raw
materials are being mined, less waste or discarded material is going to land fill and fewer workers are being exploited.
The changes you make to your buying patterns may seem small but cumulatively the changes each
of us implement will make a huge difference.
 
 
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