The very last part of my eco-diva transformation was my wardrobe. I’ve never been into the super trendy pieces, but rather focused on more simple designs that would last through the years. Occasionally I splurged, of course, but for the most part I tried to be sustainable. And I tried to stick to natural fabrics: cotton, bamboo, silk, wool, that kind of thing, thinking that the environmental impact would be less with fabrics like this than, say, rayon or polyester.
But after a little eye opening reading I was shocked to hear the truth about cotton. Something that seemed so natural and safe is actually one of the worst fabrics out there that you can buy. Here’s why: