Plant fibers for sustainability

A wide range of plants, including cotton, kapok, jute, flax, ramie, sisal, and hemp, may be used to produce plant fibre and many fibre plants are grown as field crops to make fabric for clothes.

Here’s a guide on what sustainable fibers you should be looking out for when reading clothing labels.

Fiber plants to fabric guide

Fiber plants to fabric guide

 

Read more about fabrics that are sustainable: 

Sustainable Fibers: What is Hemp

Life in Linens

Why Organic Cotton is Better

What is Silk?

 

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