ORGANIC COTTON

NO CHEMICAL FERTILIZER OR PESTICIDES
• TOXIC SUBSTANCES USED IN THE CONVENTIONAL COTTON PRODUCTION AFFECTS LOCAL SOIL, WATER, AND BIODIVERSITY
• FARMERS ARE VICTIMS TOO: IT IS ESTIMATED THAT 250.000 FARMERS HAVE DIFFERENT LEVELS OF INTOXICATION EVERY YEAR
• ORGANIC COTTON FARMING CONTRIBUTES TO REDUCE:
46% EMISSIONS OF CO2
70% OF SEDIMENTS RESPONSIBLE FOR SOIL ACIDIFICATION
91% WATER CONSUMPTION FOR IRRIGATION
• BECAUSE OF ITS NEUTRAL PROPERTIES, ORGANIC COTTON IS ALSO RECOMMENDED FOR ALLERGIC AND SENSITIVE SKIN

 

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responsible cotton encourages organic farming, but also involves important social issues in the supply chain, such as labor rights, gender equality, and the prevention of slave and child labor.

CERTIFICATES

  • abr (algodão brasileiro responsável)
  • bci (better cotton initiative)
  • organox 

ORIGIN: ORGANIC COTTON

country: brasil 
state: bahia 
city: são desidério 
local: palmeira farm / são luis farm 
producer: ariel horovitz  

SUPPLIERS LOCATION

country: brazil 
material: brazil 
sewing/cutting: brazil