Half of the world’s textiles sales comes from cotton alone. A quarter of the world use of insecticides comes from growing cotton alone, making it one of the most damaging industries to the environment.
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Organically farmed cotton is grown without pesticides which endanger certain species and animals in the environment. Not to mention its safety when it comes to cotton pickers. In conventional methods workers are exposed to large amounts of toxic chemicals. Organic cotton is sustainable, ethical and focuses on contributing to environmental biodiversity.