We have now entered an era where greed has taken over regardless of the impact we make either to the society or planet. If you're reading this now, whether you are at home, in the office or in the train, we have one thing in common that has been practiced as civilized citizens which is to wear clothes! Sadly, when greed speaks for us, we start consuming more than we ever need and that have made fashion as the 2nd most polluting industry in the WORLD!
WHY ORGANIC COTTON?
By now, I am sure everyone is aware that most of the clothes we wear are made from cotton but do we even know how it's made? Here are some scary facts you need to know about cotton:
Cotton crop is highly dependable on water. It is estimated that to make 1 t-shirt requires 3 years of a person's drinking water!
There are over 20,000 death recorded annually in India due to the chemical environment at cotton farms! 5 out of the top 9 pesticides used in cotton farms are cancer-causing chemical.
It is estimated that 20% of global industrial water pollution comes from the treatment and dyeing of textiles
Textile industry is one of the largest sources of greenhouse gasses estimated 60 billion kilograms of fabric is produced annually in 2008.