This poor gentleman is so confused.
All he wanted to do was get some #Green polos for a Golf Tournament!
Did he want Certified Organic Cotton, Recycled Cotton, or the very Eco-Friendly Natural Bamboo.
We are going to give you some simple definitions here to help when you are in the decision-making process.
Certified Organic Cotton This is 100% cotton wovens which are grown without the use of pesticides or synthetic fertilizers. They contain no chemical bleaches and/or dyes which in turn reduces the amount of pollutants in the environment.
Recycled Cotton Made from clippings. Textile waste or clippings are collected from pre-consumer venues: new cotton-knit cuttings, upholstery and trim fabric, yarn waste and industrial fibers. Cippings re sorted by color and chopped into fine linty material called “Shoddy”. Shoddy is then spun into a yarn that is used to produce product. This information provided by AnvilRecycled Tees.
Eco-Friend Natural Bamboo Without the use of pesticides, bamboo grows faster than any other plant on earth making it one of the earth’s most renewable resources. Fabrics made from bamboo offer a luxurious feel (I can attest to that….so very soft and cool on your skin). It has inherent performance characteristics like UV protection and moisture wicking properties.
This summary information is shared with you from information provided by www.vantageapparel.com, one of the best apparel vendors in the industry along with their amazing award-winning decoration choices.
A Twitter friend of mine inspired this blog when he went to buy a suit and was showed a suit made of Bamboo.
Next week we will review moisture wicking, breathability, moisture management, and climate control. All terms that need some clarity.