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Dyeing with natural plants One of the dilemmas of organic textiles has been that achieving good colours often involves using toxic dyes that are even more toxic than the conventional fabric itself. This is especially true of fabrics in garments that are made to a price in countries that have not yet developed a culture [...]
While you are sleeping History is full of wonderful discoveries that turned out to be totally not wonderful. At the time they seem good because they grant us some advantage we didn’t have before. Asbestos gave us a low-cost, weather-proof building material called “fibro”, and so on. Skilled scientists working in the laboratories of multi-national [...]
Having worked in the organic textiles industry these past 7 years, Raithe knows how easy it is for traders to misrepresent the organic status of what they are importing to sell here. This is often done carelessly if not intentionally – perhaps the overseas vendor says the product is organic and that claim is conveniently [...]