Why Organic Cotton Fabrics

June 20, 2013

Organic Cotton Sheet Set

 Why people tend to use organics? Have you been eating organic fruits and vegetables? Or even "natural" food, natural but non-organic, which is cropped without the use of insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, and synthetic fertilizer? People don't want to be exposing themselves and their family to dangerous toxins in their food through farming and processing practices. In fact, organic food contains more nutrients than non-organic food. So, more and more people prefer eating organic food instead of the non-organic food in the world. Then, sleeping organic is the next concern that people have to focus on. What is sleeping organic? Just like food, people don't want their bedding, and towels are made from non-organic cotton and wool, or synthetics because it may contain a whole range of harmful chemicals, which come from the farming and the manufacturing processes. That is why the Organic Cotton Sheet marketplace exists.

 Non-Organic farming VS. Organic farming

 Many studies proved that non-organic crop uses more insecticides than any other single crop. The typical spraying application results in volatile organic compounds released into the air, contributing to green house gases. This spraying harms the health of the soil and pollutes ground water, lakes, and streams. According to USDA Fifty-five million pounds of pesticides were sprayed on the 12.8 million acres of conventional cotton grown in the U.S. in 2003 (4.3 pounds/ acre), ranking cotton third behind corn and soybeans in total amount of pesticides sprayed. Besides, during the manufacturing processes of cotton fabrics, other chemicals are also added to make the cotton completely "chemicals".

 Organic farming is organic agriculture that doesn't use toxic and any persistent pesticides. Organic farming uses methods and materials that have a low impact on the environment. Organic production systems replenish and maintain soil fertility, reduce the use of toxic and persistent pesticides and fertilizers, and build biologically diverse agriculture.

 Organic Cotton Sheet set vs. Non-Organic Cotton Sheet Set

 Using organic cotton sheet set, pros and cons

                - Pros: easy buy easy use, cheap, popular

                - Cons: harm your health, harm environment, harm a next generation

 Why more and more people switch to use Organic Cotton sheet set

Beside of the ideal to protect the planet, people like Organic Cotton Sheet set because of some additional reasons:

- Protect their skin, their health: the skin is the largest organ in the body. Whatever it absorbs can get into body bloodstream and internal organs. So, this is the way that the chemicals retained in textiles get through to the skin. Let imaging that every night your skin is rubbing against the fabrics contained chemicals and possible fumes are released into the air you're inhaling. What will be happened next? Therefore, it is up to the concerned consumer to inquire about the entire process from farm to finished good, or be confident that the retailer has evaluated their suppliers, to be sure that the finished goods are healthy to both planet and people.

- Protect the Kids: Kids are the most affected by chemicals due they have the weakest immune systems. They are the most sensitive to external toxins. They are the next generation. They must be protected from any harmful products.

Beside the Organic Cotton Sheet, people also renew their bedroom with a lot of organic choices such as Organic Wool comforter, Organic Cotton Pillow, Latex Pillow with organic Cotton cover... Of course, the organic bedding is always more expensive than the non-organic one.

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