Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Natural dyeing methods towards a greener earth

Natural dyeing methods towards a greener earth

15
May '09
The expansion of synthetic chemical industry has brought about a decline in the use of natural products. Still, some categories of synthetic dyes such as azo dyes are carcinogenic, due to which some of the western countries have banned the usage of such dyes in textile applications.

Government of India, Department of Environment and Forest has also brought out a Gazette banning the usage of 74 azo dyes.
Sourced from plants, animals and minerals, origin of mankind can be justified. Vegetable dyes are the secretion products found almost universally in plant tissues.

Available in various forms like wood, leaves, roots & tubes, barks ,flower, fruits, seeds, litchens, they are ecologically friendly and do not create pollution to air and water.

Natural organic dyes and pigments cover a wide range of chemical classes such as Amine, Quinones, Flauanols, Flauanones, and Indigoids etc.

Cotton fabrics can be pre-mordanted with different mordents and then dyed with 4 natural vegetable dyes to get different colors.

Click here to read the complete article.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


Must ReadView All

Pic: Ammza12 | Dreamstime.com

Apparel/Garments | On 3rd Dec 2021

Fashion & apparel companies rethinking on traditional supply chains

Drawing lessons from the resurgence of COVID-19 cases in China and...

Pic: Kheng Guan Toh | Dreamstime.com

Retail | On 3rd Dec 2021

US RILA offers supply chain recommendations to White House

To avert an ongoing cycle of congestion in the longer term, The US...

Pic: American Clothes Retail © Arne9001 | Dreamstime.com

Retail | On 3rd Dec 2021

Nearly 180 mn shop over Thanksgiving holiday weekend in US: NRF

Nearly 180 million Americans shopped during the five-day holiday...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Ensured payment of fee was least concern for students

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Multi-functional garments will be next big thing

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Strongly believe in 'people first' policy.

Ilker Hacioglu,

Ilker Hacioglu

Founded by three partners of French origin in 1988, LC Waikiki started its ...

Benedetta Terraneo,

Benedetta Terraneo

Miko Srl, a subsidiary of US-based Sage Automotive Interiors and a member...

Dr. Catherine Tubb,

Dr. Catherine Tubb

Created in 2018 to investigate the risk of market failure related to...

Hemant Bheda, Arevo

Hemant Bheda
Arevo

Arevo, based in Silicon Valley in California, develops technology to...

Keith McMillen, Bebop Sensors

Keith McMillen
Bebop Sensors

Bebop Sensors' smart fabrics allows for a new level of interaction between ...

Dr Anup Rakshit, ITTA

Dr Anup Rakshit
ITTA

The Indian Technical Textile Association (ITTA) is the only association of ...

Rocky Star, Label - Rocky Star

Rocky Star
Label - Rocky Star

<b>Rocky Star,</b> an Indian designer known for his inspiration from the...

Archana Jaju, Label Archana Jaju

Archana Jaju
Label Archana Jaju

<b>Archana Jaju</b>’s Hyderabad-based eponymous label works with artisans...

Anjali Bhaskar, Samatvam

Anjali Bhaskar
Samatvam

Samatvam, a womenswear brand that blends age-old craftsmanship with modern ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


December 2021

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Advanced Search