Commitment to the Ecosystem
Pollution now kills over 7,000,000 people per year - more than wars, homicides, suicides and car accidents combined! Why am i telling you this? Because inorganic cotton is the #1 dirtiest crop in the world. And the second largest polluter period after Oil.
Cotton consumes 60% of US Pesticides! 25% Worldwide.
"Aldicarb", a cotton pesticide, "can kill a man with just one drop absorbed through the skin, yet it is still used in 25 countries; and the U.S., where 16 states have reported it in their groundwater.” [Organic Trade Association]
These are at best debilitating neurotoxins people! In our water, our food, and on our skin. "Rashes and even headaches and dizziness can be caused by the chemical residue trapped in the threads." [Huffington Post]
"Every year 11,000,000 TONS of textile waste enter our landfills ... the cutting room scraps represent 5 to 6 billion pounds." [Green Steps Journal]
PANGAEA uses ZERO pesticides.
It has now become crystal clear that it is up to us - the people - to create a clean, safe environment in which to live. Our government's lack of response to these most basic human needs is completely unacceptable!
BUYING BETTER IS THE MOST POTENT FORM OF PROTEST. Spending is in fact the only language they understand. If no one buys poison -- they stop making it. It really is as simple as that.
Please don't feed the fast fashion!