Cotton is often seen as a 'natural' product compared to synthetic fibres. But did you know that conventional cotton production accounts for almost one quarter of global insecticide use? In most cases, the pesticides used in cotton are highly poisonous.
And with producing one cotton t-shirt there are 7 to 9 kg CO2 produced.
That's why organic cotton became such a hot topic of discussion in the general ecological debate.
For organic cotton there are no toxic pesticides or other chemicals used. Fertilization is carried out organically. No genetically modified seeds are used.
Today about 0.55 percent of the total world cotton production is produced organicaly. That's about 120000 tons.
“If you can express some sort of political or social awareness and also produce beautiful clothes, that for me is an achievement.” – Miguel Adrover