Organic clothing is fast gaining popularity these days. People are starting to use eco-friendly fabrics more than those treated with harmful chemicals. Organic clothing is a part of organic agriculture movement, that regulates farming and natural processing and helps reduce pollution. This infographic presents some important facts about organic clothing.
Organic clothes are not modified genetically, are not processed using plants that have been irradiated and are not treated with any kinds of chemicals or pesticides. Cotton, wool, silk, hemp and bamboo are the common organic fabrics. Organic cotton is a popular choice and its demand is increasing.
Organic cotton is used in several products such as cotton swabs, baby diapers, towels, sheets, etc. Hemp has high durability and requires less water. Organic hemp is used in paper, garments and skin care products.
Fabrics that are processed chemically such as the industrial cotton make use of heavy pesticides, insecticides, herbicides and other dangerous chemicals that are harmful to humans, animals and the environment. Organic fabrics, unlike industrial cotton does not release any toxic fumes and are environment friendly.