FAQ about Organic Cotton
Why is organic cotton better for the environment?
Organic cotton crops use an estimated 71% less water and 62% less energy than conventionally grown cotton. By using crop rotation, organic farmers utilize the natural organic compounds in the soil, resulting in less fertilizer and less irrigation. Organic cotton is grown without dangerous insecticides and pesticides used to grow conventional cotton (many are known carcinogens). Learn More.
What does GOTS-certified mean?
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is the leading international standard for processing organic textiles. It includes strict ecological and social criteria, and in order to receive the GOTS label, producers require independent certification of the entire textile supply chain.
Is organic cotton better for baby's skin?
Yes. Many studies have shown that chemical residue from non-organically processed cotton can become trapped in the processed fibers and woven threads. Some babies with very sensitive skin can experience rashes, but there are other health impacts from using non-organic bedding and clothes too, such as headaches or dizziness.