Ecological clothing – how our clothes can affect the environment and you

When most people think they are ecological, it’s not their clothes they think. Generally, this evokes images as newspaper and other types of recycling, using green cleaning products, making your own compost and do not steal. However, the processes that enter the manufacture of many clothes we wear, as well as parts of the clothes themselves, can wreak havoc on the mother nature. The way around this is to wear ecological clothes. These types of clothes have been created in a way that was not harmful to the environment and there is nothing on them that could harm the environment when you have finished wearing them.

Ecological clothing are made with natural fibers such as cotton, bamboo and hemp. The fibers are made from organic varieties, which does not mean pesticides or other harmful chemicals or processes used when developing. Often, they are even made by hand, although it is not necessary to be considered friendly for the environment, as long as there is nothing harmful in the manufacturing process. These types of clothing tend to be relaxed because the fibers allow them to lend itself to this style. The dressier options are available however.

Often used for yoga, green clothes are perfect for a lifestyle of yoga or a more traditional lifestyle. There are few worries about skin irritation because fibers are all natural and there is no threat of pesticide residues. This makes it a particularly wise option for young children or anyone else who can have sensitive skin. Natural fibers tend to be more at ease than their more highly transformed counterparts. Although once with a limited variety, these days, they come in a variety of colors and styles that allow practically an entire wardrobe.

Although ecological clothing can have a positive effect on you, you can have an even more positive effect on the environment by choosing them to wear them. Although it is always difficult for some to wear this type of clothing exclusively, choosing whenever possible can have a significant impact. Support organic manufacturers help them stay in business, making clothing more readily available. As more and more to choose to buy friendly clothing to the environment, it will become more widely available because of supply and demand, and the cycle will continue. This sends the message that’s what people want and, hopefully, more and more manufacturers will go to ecological materials and processes.

By Felice Lee