What are Friendly Fiber?

Friendly fiber as material of textiles can be divided into natural, recycled, energy-efficient and reduction waste type. Natural type fiber including organic cotton, bamboo fiber, chitosan fiber and milk fiber. Recycled type fiber including recycled PET and recycled nylon. Energy-efficient type fiber including PLA fiber and PPT fiber. Reduction waste type fiber including coconut fiber and palm fiber.

For example, organic cotton of natural type fiber. 

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What is organic cotton?

 

Organic cotton is also cotton. Organic cotton is different from cotton because its production process. The use of pesticides in cotton planting is account for 10% of worldwide usage. But the land on which organic cotton planting must be free pesticides for two years, followed plant non-GMO cotton seeds, and without the use of any synthetic agricultural chemicals, such as fertilizers or pesticides.

 

The main advantage of organic cotton is planting in a more environmentally friendly way. Positive impact on environmental sustainability including natural defoliation, no harm to farmers, no chemical removal of weeds, no genetically modified seeds, organic compost, conservation and water recycling, soil balance, eco-friendly.

 

In addition to the advantages of general cotton, it can promote fair trade, protect cotton farmers. In textile, be more breathable and comfortable, warm and soft, absorb water and keep warm. Since organic cotton is not chemically treated, it does not induce allergic phenomena such as asthma or atopic dermatitis.

Keyword:Friendly Fiber, Organic Cotton