These are our top 5 reasons for saying this:
1 A central premise of the programme was the damage done by fast and throw-away fashion. Organic cotton is renowned for lasting longer than conventional cotton and we have always stressed the importance of buying quality so that clothes can be passed down between siblings. We all need clothes and its better to make the most of the valuable clothes we produce, rather than treating them as disposable. There is no easy alternative to this – synthetic textiles are thought to contribute hugely to polluting the seas with plastics and fabrics such as bamboo rayon involve the use of substantial quantities of harmful chemicals.
We’ve set out the reasons why organic cotton is better than conventional cotton in a more detailed blog here.
Plus of course, LittleLeaf Organic Cotton is also made entirely using solar power! When buying organic cotton always ensure that it is certified by the Global Organic Textiles Standard (GOTS) and that it carries the GOTS symbol shown here. To learn more about GOTS certification click here.