As you may know the production of conventional cotton is one of the most harmful crops in the world, since it uses 24 percent of the world’s insecticides. Conventionally made cotton uses chemicals through the entire process of turning the crop into a fabric and the fabric is then made into clothing. Cotton garments sold in stores are not 100% free of harmful chemicals, since not all chemicals can be destroyed. The production of conventional cotton is not only very harmful for the humans who wear it, but for the environment since it causes much contamination in potable water, ground water and the air. The contamination of cotton is being spread throughout the world is harming humans and animals. Although new products like organic fabrics are becoming more popular, this does not mean that conventional cotton is no longer planted. If conventional cotton is still being grown, it is still causing environmental issues. So if you care what you wear and about your environment here is some things you can do for an eco-friendly fashion:
Now what benefits do you win from doing any of this? Well, not only preserving your health, but also your environment. The biggest reward comes with time, of course you will not see immediate results, but don’t give up. It takes time to finish the quest.