10–20,000 litres of water is used to produce
a kilo of cotton or putting it another way, it takes over 10,000 litres
of water to make a single pair of jeans.
(United Nations)That's one person's drinking water for 3 years!!!
Growing cotton uses 18% of total
pesticide 25% of total insecticide worldwide (Greenpeace)
Flax/linen requiring very little water and
little to no pesticides. It is grown in Europe
which cuts down on the carbon footprint.