Reframing Our Journey to Net Zero
Review ways to expand efforts towards significant reductions in emissions as leading fashion companies pledge to achieve net zero by 2050.
Sweet Solutions: Transforming Cotton Waste into Sugar
Typically when a garment end its lifecycle, it can be repurposed, recycled, or disposed. Matt Farrell, Textile Chemistry Research Manager at Cotton Inc. explains recent research where textile cotton waste is turned into glucose sugar a.k.a. sugar and then used in everyday projects.
Cotton to Compost
Cotton composting is an exciting new concept for apparel and textile sustainability. It can minimize waste by transforming textile scraps, production buy products, and garments themselves into nutrient rich organic matter.
Cotton: The Biodegradable Choice
Learn how quickly cotton biodegrades versus other fibers with Dr. Jesse Daystar, Chief Sustainability Officer at Cotton Incorporated. Biodegradability of apparel is crucial for reducing waste, conserving resources, and minimizing environmental impact. Cotton can decompose under the right conditions it doesn’t contribute to microplastic pollution.
Debunking Pesticide Myths
Learn about Integrated Pest Management (IPM), a holistic approach to combatting pests such as weeds, insects, and pathogens in agriculture.
Returning to the Dirt: Cotton’s Biodegradability
Explore how biodegradable fibers, such as cotton, can break down naturally in the environment rather than causing potential harm and persisting.
How to Capture Carbon through Cotton Production
Learn how cotton can store carbon and how farmers enhance storage through carbon sequestration. See how your cotton clothing can contribute to this process.
Water & Cotton
Discover the truth about cotton’s water usage. Is it really a water-thirsty crop? Learn about drought tolerance, water-saving practices, and how much water is needed to make a cotton t-shirt.
Cotton’s Natural Biodegradability: Water
Discover why cotton is a sustainable choice. Cotton is a biodegradable, drought-tolerant crop and helps reduce plastic waste in our oceans. Check the label for cotton and help save our water.
Cotton Fiber Fragments and Water
Cotton and The Climate
The science behind cotton’s breathability
Blue Jeans Go Green Denim Recycling Program
Cotton: Removing CO2 from the Atmosphere
Protecting and Preserving Soil with Today’s Cotton-Growing Techniques
Getting More Out of Cotton
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