NUMBERS JUST DON'T LIE
number of toxic or persistent chemicals used in organic cotton farming
Conventionally grown cotton accounts for 2.5 percent of the world’s agricultural land but 25 percent of the world's pesticides usage.
better water retention in organic soils
compensation potential by carbon sequestration
of the world's textiles are made from cotton
amount of organic cotton fiber produced in 2010
number of countries growing organic cotton
Approximately 1.4 billion people depend on small-scale farming for their livelihoods- 100 million growing cotton.
275,000 cotton farmers worldwide are producing certified organic cotton.
Organically produced cotton is cotton for the future and cotton for the world. It improves and boosts health and safety on the farm for workers.