Yes, it’s been a long while, meanwhile it’s been busy in the greenroom.
I am always learning more and more about organic cotton, GM cotton and other fibre issues and today I leave you with a… 18 more words
When I blogged ‘The problem with cotton’ part 1 and 2 I shared a little about GM cotton http://greenroomgallery.wordpress.com/2012/03/15/the-problem-with-cotton/ But I didn’t write much about it on purpose. 150 more words
I have touched on the pesticide problem in growing and harvesting conventional cotton but of course there is also the manufacturing process. Manufacturing cotton fiber into fabric and garments consists of several major processes – cleaning, ginning, spinning, knitting or weaving, dyeing, cutting and assembly, finishing, and cleaning. 467 more words
A few years ago, my eyes were opened to the conventional cotton industry. I couldn’t believe how troublesome it is. Within a few hours of research on the net, I made a decision to not buy cotton again, unless it was grown certified organic. 684 more words