We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors—we borrow it from our children.Chief Seattle
Bamboo world’s most eco-friendly resource which is often called Green Gold stands as an alternative to many conventional outputs to make the above mentioned Native American Chief Seattle quote true.
Bamboo fiber clothes are now getting their place in the global textile industry as a sustainable option for organic cloth lovers.
When the nations are worrying about Climate change and the influx of Chemical Polyesters into the oceans, it’s the ideal time to go green and go local to achieve sustainable goals in our personal life too.
Please read below to learn more about Bamboo Clothings.
Why Bamboo Clothing ?
Bamboo Clothing is soft, smooth-flowing, and easy to wear, and most importantly eco-friendly options available for those who prefer stylish, luxurious apparel with wellness.
Benefits of wearing Sustainable Bamboo clothes:
Bamboo the eco-crop have Bamboo Kun, an anti-bacterial agent, which gives natural resistance to the grass was proved to get retained in the clothes makes the wearables anti-bacterial and anticsungal.
Bamboo fibers are Hypoallergenic and give a hygienic material to the world.
Rayons made from bamboo cellulose offer a shiny appearance, gives a silky feel is less cost when comparing it with expensive silk.
Clothes made from the bamboo fiber are ideal for summer as it absorbs sweat and makes the wearing cool and breathable.
The soft texture of this sustainable fabric make it non-irritating and a perfect fit for sensitive wearers.
Organic bamboo clothes are wrinkle-resistant and dry quickly when comparing it with other clothes.
Bamboo fiber is used to make all types of garments from wearings for men women and infants, bathing towels, rugs for bedrooms, and underwear.
Why bamboo clothes stands out in the crowd when we have Cotton and other natural fibers?
Cotton requires more water and fertilizers and it is labor-intensive farming. On the other hand, Bamboo needs less water and has a natural resistant Bamboo chinlone to withstand bacteria and fungus attacks. Bamboo grass doesn’t even require an additional support system to cultivate after harvest as the root system has the self capacity to nurture.
Keeping all this in mind, the Indian government with an aim to double the farmer income selected bamboo as a sustainable option and promulgated an ordinance to implement the National Bamboo Mission through which farmers are allowed to grow this grass on nonforest private lands. This scheme aims to give a boost to rural income by adding value to the bamboo products and bamboo clothes are the right choice too.
When everyone in the society including the common man to government is ready to adopt sustainable methods to make the planet alive, it needs genuine approval as and certifications to get these organic clothes rank well in the competitive global markets.
Certifications required for Organic Clothes:
Certification and approvals may vary from nation to nation, but here is the list of certification to be obtained in India for organic yarns:
GOIS – Global Organic Texture Standard.
OE100 – Organic Exchange 100 Standard
Organic Exchange Blended Standard
All the existing textile production practices include their own benefits and side effects and we the consumer have to select the least harmful strategy of production and Bamboo Fibres produced through the mechanical process are certified as the environment-friendly method of production.
Changing our behaviors to adopt this mechanically processed sustainable bamboo textiles will definitely raise the market for the rural and tribe population.
It will also give us the satisfaction that we have contributed our part to make the planet a sustainable place to live for the present and future generations.