Findings announced of organic cotton LCA

46 per cent reduced global warming potential; 70 per cent less acidification potential; 26 per cent reduced eutrophication potential (soil erosion); 91 per cent reduced blue water consumption; and 62 per cent reduced primary energy demand. These are the most significant LCA findings when comparing organic cotton to conventional.

Textile Exchange used this year's annual conference to announce the results of the first ever Life Cycle Assessment of organic cotton. The findings suggest organic cotton compares highly favourably when measured against conventional cotton in areas such as water consumption, global warming, energy demand and soil erosion.
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Source: EcoTextile News (Wednesday, November 19, 2014)
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
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