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What Environmentally Friendly Materials Are Used To Make Green Clothing?

Published at 02/24/2012 15:00:52


There is a growing awareness about global warming and everyone who is environment conscious wants to do their bit to keep our earth green. Energy efficient and eco friendly products are increasingly bought and used. Clothing green made of environmental friendly fabrics are becoming popular each passing day and millions the world over are opting for green fashion.


All kinds of clothing are made with fabrics that are organic and grown without pesticides. These clothing green fabrics are also not treated with harmful chemical dyes. In fact, they are becoming so sought after that even the leading fashion designers of the fashion world are including earth friendly materials in their designs.

The eco friendly textiles are as good as the dresses made from other fabrics and all the leading stores have in stock dress made from these fabrics; dresses that are sure to turn heads. These clothing green fabrics are easy to recycle unlike the man made fabrics and they do not emit harmful gases when broken down.

While the regular cotton fabrics use insecticides and pesticides that cause serious damage not only to the soil but also cause serious health risks to people and animals the environmentally friendly clothing green cotton are grown only with natural fertilizers and do not cause harm to atmosphere. They are free of harmful chemical and dyes that are toxic and kill many beneficial organisms found in the air, water and soil.



Hemp is a very eco friendly plant that requires very less water and does not need pesticides to grow. This is an ideal clothing green fabric, grows abundantly and has sturdy fibers that make the highly durable and long lasting. The dresses and other items made from hemp are soft, warm, absorbs more and is more breathable when compared to compared made from other materials.

Hemp is used as a blended fabric only in the United States. Growing hemp is illegal as it is a variety of marijuana. This however is not the case in other countries. Formal dresses, informal wear and even bridal wear for the bride and groom are made from hemp silk.

Yet another plant that grows rapidly and does not require pesticides is bamboo. Only natural dyes of various hues are used to make fabric from bamboo and they are completely biodegradable. It has anti microbial agents and causes no allergies. The fabrics are delicate than hemp, and more luxurious and breathable than many other fabrics both natural and manmade.

Tofu manufacturing waste is an excellent byproduct to make yet another eco-friendly clothing green fabric called soy silk. These are also biodegradable and as they are rich in protein they react easily with natural dyes.

Both men and women are turning to the eco friendly dresses and accessories like scarves, caps, gloves, jackets and other winter clothing green. It is also the best wear for babies and children.

Tips and comments

Online sites give information about all types of clothing green including linen, bed sheets, mattresses, etc. There are also many reliable and trustworthy online stores that sell a wide and varied range of clothing green. The items in stock are displayed with a clear picture and description that will help buy.


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