Organic cotton grown without any harmful pesticides, herbicides or artificial fertilizers using biologically based and sustainable growing methods such as crop rotation than with highly synthetic and destructive fertilizers. Organic cotton is grown using biologically based growing methods and not toxic synthetic fertilizers, soil additives or defoliant. It is also free of formaldehyde finishes. Organic Cotton wears well and is extremely breathable, unlike synthetics that pill, emit static electricity, prematurely age, and trap perspiration. Cotton is commonly portrayed as natural, yet conventional cotton cultivated in a highly toxic process, which contaminates groundwater and ultimately drinking water and poisons the food chain.
While it takes approximately one pound of chemicals to grow three pounds of conventional cotton, organic cotton is grown chemical free. Denim made of cotton, which causes great damage to our environment both in terms of water consumption (7000 to 29.000 liters of water for each kilogram of ready garment) and use of poisonous substances and insecticides. Cotton fields stand for 25% of all insecticides worldwide
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