20% of global water pollution

20% of global water pollution is the result of dyeing textiles. https://www.soilassociation.org/thirsty-for-fashion/ Fashion production causes 10% of global carbon emissions. https://www.innovationintextiles.com/circular-fashion-closing-clothings-waste-loop/ It takes 7600 litres of water to make one pair of jeans. https://fashionunited.uk/case/future-of-fashion-production-sustainable-high-tech-and-on-demand It takes 2700 litres of water to make one T-shirt. https://www.worldwildlife.org/stories/the-impact-of-a-cotton-t-shirt Organic cotton consumes 91% less water than “conventional” cotton. http://aboutorganiccotton.org/faq/…… Continue reading 20% of global water pollution

the virtues of organic cotton

        Organic designation carries a lot of significance. It promises virtues that are tangible and desirable but generally invisible. Labelling claims range from legitimate to unregulated, creating a consumer landscape filled with a mix of reality, good intentions and greenwashing.          Certifications like GOTS and Oeko-Tex apply to textiles. They are helpful…… Continue reading the virtues of organic cotton

the organic cotton difference

The Basics of Organic Versus Conventional Cotton Textile Production  organic conventional Natural, untreated GMO free seeds. Typically GMO seeds, treated with fungicides and/or insecticides. Healthy soil through crop rotation. Increased organic matter retains moisture in soil. Synthetic fertilizers, loss of soil due to mono-crop culture and intensive irrigation. Healthy soil creates natural balance. Beneficial insects…… Continue reading the organic cotton difference