Earth friendly fabrics<br />In several countries it is already possible to buy shirts made from bamboo and socks made from...
What happened?Sustainable Development<br />Some companies that make fabric are interested in sustainable development. <br ...
When did earth friendly fabrics start to be made?<br />The idea began a few years ago as awareness grew about the need to ...
Bamboo & Corn Fabrics<br />Bamboo fabrics are made in: <br />North America (USA, Canada)<br />China<br />India<br />Turkey...
Why is this important?<br />To save our planet earth<br />Keep the environment clean and healthy<br />
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Earth Friendly Fabrics

  1. 1. Earth friendly fabrics<br />In several countries it is already possible to buy shirts made from bamboo and socks made from corn.<br />http://www.earthimprints.com/clothing/bamboo-tshirts<br />
  2. 2. What happened?Sustainable Development<br />Some companies that make fabric are interested in sustainable development. <br />This means that what they produce must be good for the environment.<br />The materials used in the fabric come from natural resources that can be replaced.<br />
  3. 3. When did earth friendly fabrics start to be made?<br />The idea began a few years ago as awareness grew about the need to protect our environment.<br />In the past, cotton has been planted to produce material for t-shirts and other cloth but toxic chemicals are used to prevent insects & weeds from destroying cotton crops.<br />Polyester fabric is made from petrol but it is difficult to get, it needs lots of energy to produce, & there are limited supplies of petrol worldwide.<br />
  4. 4. Bamboo & Corn Fabrics<br />Bamboo fabrics are made in: <br />North America (USA, Canada)<br />China<br />India<br />Turkey<br />Taiwan<br />Corn fabrics are made in:<br />USA and China<br />
  5. 5. Why is this important?<br />To save our planet earth<br />Keep the environment clean and healthy<br />

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