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A Few Reasons Why Organic Cotton is Best

6/2/2009 3:02:20 PM

Tags: organic cotton, cotton

Did you know that about 25 percent of the world’s insecticide use and more than 10 percent of the world’s pesticide is used on cotton crops? According to statistics from the National Cotton Council of America, through the years 2006 to 2008, cotton was harvested across 10.3 million acres of farmland in the United States alone. Organic cotton production uses no toxic chemicals, but employs natural methods such as beneficial insect releases to protect crops. By opting for organic cotton, you're not only choosing a healthier alternative for yourself, you're also contributing to a cleaner, chemical-free environment.

Click the link to read Why Organic Cotton is Better.



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