7 Reasons Bamboo is a better option than Cotton

Minimal Crop Losses Bamboo has always been grown without pesticides where some non-organic cotton requires 1/3 pounds of fertilizer per pound and can be determined to use 25% of all chemical pesticides used on American crops. Though organic cotton has gone great strides to make sure that their environmental impact here is less, the process still isn’t perfect. Unfortunately because methods of reducing pests are limited to composted manures, innovative yet time consuming weeding strategies, trap crops and beneficial insects, organic cotton may experience more crop waste where bamboo is naturally resistant to insects or infecting pathogens. Bamboo Uses 1/3 less Water to Grow Bamboo requires no irrigation requiring 1/3 the amount of water to grow than is necessary for cotton. Water is becoming more of a bounded commodity every day and many farmers don’t have the necessary water to … Continue reading 7 Reasons Bamboo is a better option than Cotton