Top 5 health & environmental benefits of organic clothing

The world is always changing and evolving and by doing so we’re so lucky that clothing manufactures are now in the spotlight, we’re conscious of the impact of what we wear has on us and the environment. If you’re still a little on the fence about making the switch to a cleaner more gentle option, let us share our top 5 benefits of bringing organic cotton goodies into your home.

It’s gentle on skin & the planet
If you or your little one suffer from sensitive skin or allergies it can be an absolute game-changer. Say goodbye to itchy irritated skin for good. Organic cotton is so soft and delicate, free from nasties that it nurtures your skin not make things worse. 

When fabrics are laden with chemicals sometimes the body reacts. Toxic textiles have even been known to cause dizziness and headaches in some people. Organic cotton products are free from any of the toxic stuff so you know you’ve made the best possible choice for yourself and your little one's skin and health. 

Not to mention these toxic chemicals pose a massive threat to the environment. The chemicals and pesticides used in production leave a toxic footprint that we’d love to see not passed on to the next generation.

Sustainable GOTS organic cotton improves lives
Not only will you see the benefits in your household but if you invest in a company that holds sustainability at their core business values you’ll see the impact it can have worldwide. 

So what is GOTS, GOTS is the worldwide leading textile processing standard for organic fibers, including ecological and social criteria, backed up by independent certification of the entire textile supply chain. It also means that we can guarantee our factory and workers above minimum wages, a safer working environment, and reduced wastage and offsets. You can check out more about GOTS here.

Its longer lasting
When you say adios to harsh chemicals it means the integrity of the cotton stays intact. Cotton is such a strong material at its core and by not introducing extra chemicals to its manufacturing process it won’t weaken the fibers, meaning your clothing will last longer, be more durable and hold its shape for years to come.

Reduces the environmental footprint
Absolutely zero chemicals are used in the growing of organic cotton, zero, none, zip. Yay! 

This means no damage to the soil, its growth has less impact on the air and it uses 88% less water and 62% less energy. Those stats alone are enough to make you do a little happy dance. When you consider that conventional cotton uses 16% of the world’s insecticides it’s a no brainer to make the switch.

It’s paving the way for a sustainable future
When you invest in a sustainable product like organic cotton, you’re investing in the future and also the conservation of, cleaner air, better soil, workers & farmers' livelihoods. 

Have you made the switch?

July 16, 2020 — Melissa Blight

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