Sourcing Sustainable Fabrics - Where To Start?

80% of a product’s environmental footprint is decided at the design stage. 

This quick guide provides topline information on key sustainability issues with commonly used fabrics. It also points you in in the direction of relevant practical guides with more information and details of suppliers of sustainable alternatives.

Cotton:

Some downfalls of conventional cotton:

  • The majority of conventional cotton relies on wasteful flood irrigation 
  • Uses high levels of pesticides, fertilisers and chemi…