Some synthetic fibres are made from petrochemicals

Example - Nylon, Polyster, Acrylic

So no trees are cut to make them.We can say that they help in conservation of forests

 

However Some synthetic fibres are made from wood pulp

Example Rayon

So making rayon requires cutting of trees

  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 3 Class 8 - Synthetic Fibres And Plastics

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Davneet Singh is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 9 years. He provides courses for Maths and Science at Teachoo.