Organic Cotton -- A Healthy Choice
- Organic Cotton farming does not use synthetic fertilizers, harmful pesticides or other dangerous chemicals.
- Growing Organic Cotton does not damage the soil, environment or human health.
- Organic Cotton farming does not poison farm workers or their families.
- Organic farming saves the lives of countless bird, fish and land animals -- humans included.
- Organic certifications will not allow genetically modified (GMO) fibers to be labeled organic, therefore Organic Cotton is GMO-free.
- Organic Cotton is produced in natural colors or dyed using low-impact enviro-friendly dyes.
- Purchasing 2 pairs of men's boxer shorts will eliminate 1/4 of an lb of the chemicals that would be used to produce the same underwear using conventional cotton.
- Organic Cotton is much softer and stronger as fibers are not broken down by chemical processing.
Organic Cotton/Bamboo Blends
Bamboo is a grass, not a tree. It matures in 3-4 years and needs no fertilizers or pesticides to grow. Its fibers are extremely strong yet luxuriously soft. It has a natural ability to wick away moisture and is naturally anti-bacterial and resistant to mold. Bamboo is also extremely breathable and tends to keep the body 2-3 degrees cooler than cotton.
Organic Cotton/Soy Blends
Soy fiber is made from the hulls of the soybean used to make tofu and other soy products. Soy has been dubbed the "vegetable cashmere" due to its soft feel. It's extremely durable and easy to care for.
Organic Cotton/Hemp Blends
Hemp is one of the most environmentally friendly fibers in the world requiring no pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers and very little water to grow. Hemp exhibits up to eight times the strength of cotton and is more insulating, absorbent and durable. It is also hypo-allergenic.
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