Origin: Brazil, India, Egypt
Certificates: GOTS, Oeko-Tex, OCS 100
- Cotton is a natural seed fiber.
- Cotton is the most common natural material used today in garment production. It is durable, breathable, absorbent, and soft. Cotton is ideal for dyeing and printing. The material is also biodegradable and hypoallergenic.
- Nearly all cotton is grown in rotation, but conventional cotton generally has a higher environmental impact. It requires a vast amount of water and depletes the soil. To increase production, harmful pesticides, and fertilizers are used, polluting the grounds and waters.
- Baserange sources organic cotton, as we want to ensure that no harmful chemicals are used in the entire production process, water consumption is controlled, water is not contaminated and workers' rights are also preserved.
- Organic agriculture uses agronomic, biological, and mechanical techniques instead of synthetic methods.
- Organic cotton supports good soil health and ecosystems and is not harmful to human health or the environment. No pesticides or fertilizers are used, as organic cotton relies instead on natural cycles and local conditions. Most of the organic cotton we use is also rain-fed and doesn’t require much irrigation. Organic farms also generally support more plant and animal species.
- There is also a lot of cotton that is certified organic, that may not actually be organic, as it is mixed with conventional cotton. Organic cotton claims of fibers are not always verified. This is because the demand for organic cotton is big, but the yields are not as large as from conventional cotton farms and droughts are becoming more common.
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