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Crafty Cotton - Not Half as Innocent as It Looks


Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, eco-friendly, greenliving, protection )

Cher
- 456 days ago - greenerideal.com
Cotton is crucially important to the global textile industry and to the economic and social improvement of developing countries. Although there may not be any difference in quality between Fairtrade and 'normal' cotton, there is a huge difference



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Comments

Christeen Anderson (549)
Friday September 20, 2013, 5:29 am
Good post. Thank you.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Friday September 20, 2013, 3:01 pm
When it comes to profit, there is always a story.
 

GGmaSheila D. (169)
Friday September 20, 2013, 4:03 pm
Problem - how to tell if organic cotton...the price is higher. That's the part that hurts poor people, as they can only afford the cheaper cotton goods. What do they do without? Sorry.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 5:36 am
Noted, thanks.
 

Michael Kirkby (86)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 8:03 am
Replace cotton with hemp. Hemp is a high yield, environmentally friendly crop that doesn't need much water and doesn't require pesticides or fertilizers.
 

monka blanke (82)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 2:26 pm
I agree with Michael Kirkby.
 
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