Why Organic Cotton? March 11 2013, 0 Comments
You know that we only use ORGANIC COTTON, but do you know WHY USING ORGANIC COTTON IS SO IMPORTANT to us?
It started when we found out that... 25% of the world's pesticides are used to grow non-organic cotton - that's a heck of a lot of chemicals! When we learnt that... These chemicals are extremely dangerous and have been the cause of death of many 1000's of cotton farmers and their families. One single drop of Aldicarb (a pesticide used on cotton in 26 countries) absorbed on the skin can kill an adult. So just think what it's doing to the groundwater and natural ecosystems in those areas as well. Katharine Hamnett explains:
When we saw... The impact this has all had on the Aral sea! One of the biggest environmental catastrophes of our time. This video form The Environmental Justice Foundation explains: There are many other reasons too:
I hope that explained it!