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Cotton is the most widely grown crop in the world & also happens to be one of the most chemical dependent. This, in turn, changes the biological balance of the area impacting the air, soil, water & health of the cotton farmers. At Almo, we are cognizant of this impact & therefore we have chosen a more sustainable alternative in the form of GOTS approved Organic Cotton.
Organic Cotton is cultivated using techniques which keep the environment first. The aim is to maintain & replenish soil fertility, reduce the consumption of water and to minimize the use of fertilizers & pesticides while creating fibre which is softer & richer than conventional cotton. Therefore, choosing Organic Cotton over regular cotton helps in –
Certified by Global Organic Textile Standard
Organic Cotton used by Almo is certified by the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) which ensures organic status of textiles from harvesting of the raw materials through environmentally & socially responsible manufacturing up to labelling, in order to provide a credible assurance to the end consumer.
When you buy a trunk made of Organic Cotton you save
days of drinking water
km of driving emission
hours of bulb energy
|Organic Cotton||Regular Cotton|
|Seed||Naturally sourced||Usually chemically treated.|
|Soil||Moisture retention in soil is enhanced due to increased organic matter.||Loss of soil fertility due to low crop rotation & intensive use of fertilizers.|
|Harvesting||Defoliation is natural.||Defoliation is chemically induced.|
|Fair Trade||Ensures a healthy work environment for farmers with fair wages.||Regular encounter with chemicals may lead to an unhealthy environment.|
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