Each year, billions of pounds of synthetic pesticides are used in non-organic cotton production.
These pesticides make their way into the soil and water systems, threatening soil health, clean water supplies, and biodiversity.
They also make their way into clothing and textiles, through which people are exposed to toxic chemicals with known health risks.
When you choose organic clothing and textiles, you help to reduce the use of toxic and persistent pesticides, and in turn, protect your health and the health of the planet.
Read on to discover more about organic clothing and textiles and why they are worth it.
Global Organic Textiles Standard
Organic Cotton and the Environment
Organic Fiber Products and Labeling