Why you should choose Organic Cotton for your Children
What makes organic materials, like cotton, so much better than the conventional ones? Organic cotton is grown in a way that uses methods and materials that lessen the impact on our environment. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
The main benefit of making organic cotton kids clothing, however, is that the crops aren’t treated with pesticides, insecticides, herbicides and Genetically Modified Organisms. These toxins are harmful for farmers and workers, us as consumers, and entire eco-systems welfare.
Organic cotton for your babies and children is also important if you really want to limit exposure to chemicals when they’re developing. This will not only keep them healthier and help them develop more natural, but it will also keep them a lot more comfortable due to limiting the irritants around them.
Not only that but the feel of organic cotton will most certainly feel great against their skin, especially with those that have sensitive or skin that is easily inflamed or irritated.
So if you are considering making a small change, now is the time.
Here are some of our fave organic and eco kids brands that we stock at Threads for Boys
Anarkid - committed to fair trade practices throughout the entire manufacturing process. From responsible organic farming to fair treatment of the workers in their factories.
Band of Boys Baby cotton pieces are made from GOTS certified 100% organic cotton which is spectacularly soft and endures through seasons of washing and wearing without pilling, shrinking, or looking 10 years old after a few washes! Band of Boys take great care in the selection of their factory partners in India and China and keep working conditions and ethical practices a forefront priority.
Huxbaby choose organic meaning they support the use of renewable materials and nurturing mother earth so our children can enjoy a toxin-free future. Organic cotton is grown using untreated seeds (strictly non-gmo), relying on processes such as natural defoliation and crop rotation. crop rotation is especially important, as it allows for the soil to retain water efficiently, reducing the chances of soil erosion and increasing soil fertility and crop yield.
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