Conventional Cotton is Not ‘the Fabric of Our Lives’, It’s Legitimate Poison [Video]


I never knew how gross conventional cotton was, but now I do, and I think I may be making a big change in my buying habits.

We know we’ve been linking to a lot of “The True Cost” clips lately, but that’s because all of them are so damn good. This clip features Marci Zaroff, eco fashion pioneer. She’s got a lot of smart (and scary) facts about conventional cotton to share.

If you haven’t already done so, check out our recent interview with Marci Zaroff.

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Abbie Stutzer

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