Q: What is the difference between organic cotton and conventional cotton?
A: The main difference between the two cotton types is that organic cotton is grown and processed without the chemicals that are used in conventional cotton.
Q: Why is organic cotton considered environment friendly?
A: Organic cotton is grown without chemicals that can leach into and harm the surrounding soil and water. It also uses less water that can be used for other purposes. Also, organic cotton emits a lower level of carbon dioxide that can contribute to the destruction of the ozone layer.
Q: Which is better – organic cotton or conventional cotton?
A: Organic cotton is better in terms of eco-friendliness, enhanced strength, and softness, and it’s a safer practice for farmers. However, some people may still prefer conventional cotton because it is more affordable yet still delivers the softness and durability of cotton.
Q: How are organic cotton beddings made softer than conventional cotton?
A: Organic cotton is handpicked to preserve the long-staple fibers, resulting in cotton that is softer and more durable. Conventional cotton is picked by heavy machinery that can cut the cotton fibers and sacrifice their overall strength and softness.