There have been claims that growing cotton uses too much water, pesticides, and energy, and that it also takes land away from food crops and reduces air quality. With the advent of modern farming techniques and practices, those myths can be busted. Let’s look at each of them, one by one.
At Barnhardt Natural Fibers Group, we’re excited to announce that we’ve joined the Cotton LEADS™ program. In October of last year, Cotton Australia and Cotton Incorporated released a press release announcing a joint program “to raise awareness of the responsible growing practices among cotton producers in Australia and the United States.”
One question we often get about some of our products is regarding cotton compostability. In an effort to shed a light—albeit a somewhat technical one—on cotton’s biodegradability, we wanted to share the results of a test that was conducted in 2010.
First off, we hope you’ve taken the time to check out the Sustainability page we recently created for our new site. Not only is this page a wealth of cotton sustainability information, but we also made sure to cover all of you visual learners out there with a few infographics that provide quick snapshots of […]
Really, there’s no way to overstate the importance of the Seal of Cotton. Consumers associate the famous logo with extremely high quality and exceptional comfort. And the beauty of cotton is that it’s a true example of a product—or in this case, a fiber used in a myriad of products used on a daily basis—where […]