●YOUR COTTON T SHIRT’S CHEMICAL FOOT PRINT
“Cotton is one of the crops most heavily laden with chemicals. In fact, it takes roughly one-third of a pound [453.59237 grams under half a kilo] of chemicals (pesticides and fertilizers) to grow enough cotton for just one T-shirt…”
mia colpa! hells bells it’s all so depressing
and to think i’ve been making a point to buy natural fibre clothes – my cupboard is bursting with cotton!
i had a neighbour years ago who was a hemp activist. the history of cotton is not a good one. but what are our alternatives to it?
ditch cotton gooooo hemp!
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