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Eco Clothing Alternatives

Eco Clothing Alternatives

Eco Friendly clothing is sweeping the nation and I think it’s a great thing for people to take notice of and embrace.  The United States of America is the greatest nation on the face of the earth and have a conscious effort promoted by the people themselves the country will be better off.  Thinking about fashion and good sense the term eco friendly clothing surely is the next best thing!

If you are unaware of what type of eco products that are currently being produced for comsumers you might need to examine that a little deeper so you know what the alternatives are for keeping America on the leading edge of eco consciousness concerning the clothing industry.  If there is more demand for eco-wear then the manufacturers will provide great new products.

Available Eco Clothing

Bamboo fabric is created from the bamboo pulp. It does not need chlorine to bleach it and it can be dyed easily with minimal water requirements. Fabrics that do not dye easily are often treated with harsh chemicals and much more water, so an organic fabric that dyes easy is generally better for the environment.

Organic cotton is much more environmentally friendly than the traditional variety as it uses no pesticides, herbicides, or insecticides during the growing cycle. There are many growers of this crop, and the number is steadily increasing.

Hemp fabric is also an eco-friendly crop that can solve many problems and produce quality clothing.  The clothes are very fine indeed and best of all Hemp requires no pesticide, survives on little water, and it renews the soil with each repeating crop – truly eco friendly.

Recycled Polyester is a great alternative in that it takes used plastic bottles and makes clothing out of them.  Some of the items that can be made are fleece sweatshirts,  hats, coats, scarves and even gloves.  A drawback for recycled fleece is that it is not a natural fiber.

The products that are most popular are recycled fleece jackets, organic T-shirts, Toddler t’s, Polo’s, Cotton Tote bags – See more Eco Friendly products.

Jason has a degree in Economics, traded on wall street for 15 years and is an online apparel marketer.

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