"The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it."
Organic cotton should be cotton that relies on natural systems and natural inputs/resource, and cotton that minimizes negative impact on the environment, humans and wildlife. To be certified as organic, the cotton should be grown from seeds that is non-GMO(Genetically Modified Organism). Plus there should be no uses of toxic pesticides. This results in healthier workers and farm communities due to absence of toxic chemicals. Hence, there is negligible amounts of synthetic chemicals hence a safer food supply chain.
Organic Cotton uses natural pest control and innovative weeding strategies. Composted manures and cover crops replace synthetic fertilizers. This leads to less toxic runoff into freshwater sources and oceans.
An infants skin is 5 times thinner, more sensitive and more absorbent than an adults'. Hence as parents we should be more aware of what kind of materials we expose them to. Using organic cotton reduces their exposure to chemicals and limit their irritants when they are developing.
The feel of organic cotton is much better than conventional cotton, as there are no chemicals being used. The cotton is more superior in quality and grown with all their natural nutrients intact. Since it can retain its natural state, cotton plant is antimicrobial, mold resistant and smooth. These characteristics allow the skin to breathe and avoid skin allergies making the babies comfortable, healthy and happy.