FABRICS FAQ : green terminology


Green Textile Terms begin with 'M'

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material

A group of one or more chemicals that together comprise a component or input to a finished product.
CATEGORY : Green
SOURCE :     MBDC

Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

A document required by OSHA that contains information about hazardous chemicals in the workplace in order to insure the safety and health of the user at all stages of a material's manufacture, storage, use and disposal.
CATEGORY : Green
SOURCE :     ACT Glossary

MBDC

MBDC is a product and process design firm that was founded in 1995 by William McDonough and Dr. Michael Braungart to promote and shape what they call the "Next Industrial Revolution" through the introduction of a new design paradigm called Cradle to Cradle Design, and the implementation of eco-effective design principles.
CATEGORY : Green
SOURCE :     MBDC

McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC)

MBDC is a product and process design firm that was founded in 1995 by William McDonough and Dr. Michael Braungart to promote and shape what they call the "Next Industrial Revolution" through the introduction of a new design paradigm called Cradle to Cradle Design, and the implementation of eco-effective design principles.
CATEGORY : Green
SOURCE :     www.mbdc.com

mutagen

This is a substance that may cause hereditary disorders in offspring due to mutations in the chromosomes of the male or female reproductive cells. These mutations can be alterations in the structure or number of chromosomes, or nucleotide substitutions known as point mutations.
CATEGORY : Green
SOURCE :     MBDC