By Pulau Intan Lestari
Feb, 24, 2022
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Most of us know that organic cotton is a solution for sustainability. Compared with conventional cotton that consumes 16% of the world’s insecticides and requires $2 Billion in pesticides each year. You should know insecticides and pesticides contribute to pollution; both of them are toxic chemicals that can have a negative impact on our environment. Organic cotton is grown without harmful chemicals, leaving the soil, air and water free from contaminants that cause harm. It’s a good thing for a sustainable reason.
As far as we know, organic cotton growers typically utilize rain far more than irrigation, so it uses less water than conventional cotton does. Beneficial insects are also utilized to control unwanted pests and other advantages. How does it work? Beneficial insects provide the natural ecosystem services like biological control and coordination of pests, soil formation, nutrient cycle, maintaining soil moisture, pollination of plants, and much more. We believe that the relationship between nature and humans should be improved for better living.
As the title ‘Organic Cotton is more than Sustainable’ we have a summarized advantage if you buy organic cotton products, as below:
1. Organic Cotton products are safe to wear
It’s one of the best materials for your skin. It’s hypoallergenic, so it won’t cause irritation for people with skin issues and sensitivity, and people with asthma are safe to wear it too. Organic cotton will improve your health through safety products.
2. It’s support farmers and fairly trade
Farmers can do eco-friendly farming methods and get fairly compensated for their hard work. Today we also have some independent organizations that work to make sure the organic cotton supply chain does well.
Organic cotton is not only better than conventional cotton, it also has many advantages for humans and earth. We predict organic cotton demand will increase in future with growth of the market for organic produce.