What Makes Eco-Friendly Fabric / Fiber?

Eco friendly fabric covers a wide range of natural and recycled fibers.  Some of the most common natural eco-friendly fabrics are:  bamboo, cotton, hemp, linen, silk and wool. Organic cotton are the most popular one being used. However, due to the demand for cotton and increasing its price, other natural material such as bamboo and hemp are on the rise as its alternative fabrics. They offer the compatible price and some better blended options. There are several generally characteristics for natural fabric / fiber to qualify being eco-friendly.

  • Made from natural amterial such as cotton, hemp or bamboo which has been grown without the use of pesticides in soil, or with the minimum use of chemicals and pesticides.
  • Manufactured with a more sustainable process reducing the carbon outputs and minimizing the impact on the earth’s natural resources.
  • Low-impact dye and water based ink printing.
  • Animal friendly (anti-leather)
  • Fair trade practices

Fabric are woven of recycled materials are also considered as eco-friendly green fabric: recycled cotton, recycled polyester. recycle paper and recycle plastic.

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