Organic Cotton

Untouched World™ Organic Cotton garments are created from beautiful, high quality certified organic cotton fabrics, developed especially for Untouched World™. Our organic cotton is grown without the use of toxic and persistent pesticides or fertilisers, sewage sludge, irradiation or genetic engineering and is certified by an accredited independent organisation*. Our premium organic cotton is of equally high, if not higher quality than conventionally produced cotton.

Organic Cotton Stretch

Our Organic Cotton Stretch is made from very fine, high quality cotton with elastane for added stretch and recovery.

Why do we choose to use certified organic cotton?

Untouched World™ sources certified organic cotton fibre because it is good for the planet and for its people. By supporting our organic cotton sourcing programme, you are helping organic farmers to build soil that nurtures life, protects biodiversity, and keeps the air and waterways unpolluted. You are helping to build healthier and more financially sustainable communities.

  • Conventional cotton fields are sterile environments, where huge amounts of chemicals are used to fight insects, weeds and diseases to ensure the success of the plant. While 3% of the world’s land grows cotton, 10% of the world’s total herbicide use and 25% of pesticide use goes into growing conventional cotton.
  • Farmers using these chemicals are caught in an expensive downward spiral – the more pesticides used, the more resistant to chemicals the insects become, forcing farmers to apply even higher concentrates. Organic cotton farmers enlist insect allies – control species called beneficials – that feed on the pests. The farmers gain a greater crop yield and the beneficials gain a food source.
  • Conventional cotton uses synthetic fertilisers and promotes top soil loss due to a predominant mono-crop culture. It requires extensive irrigation. Organic cotton builds strong soil through crop rotation and retains water more efficiently thanks to the use of manure as fertiliser, increasing the organic matter in the soil.
  • The pesticides used in conventional cotton farming can enter the human food chain. Cotton is grown primarily for its fibre and is regulated as a non-food crop. However, the majority of the cotton plant by weight ends up in our food supply. Cottonseed oil is used in processed foods. Beef and dairy cows are fed cotton straw, cotton seed meal and waste from cotton gins.
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