Eco friendly fabrics have come a long way. From niche to norm, every trend talks about being environment concerned and using fabrics or raw materials that are eco-friendly in nature. Here is the list of 9 such fibres and fabrics in vogue everywhere that top the list of all eco-friendly designers across the globe.
Hemp, the “super fibre” is the most versatile and the strongest in the category of natural fibres with a benefit of being 100% biodegradable.
Jute is a fibre with high biological efficiency as it is carbon dioxide neutral and easily disposable. It can be easily used as a raw material for a variety of products.
Organic Cotton is grown without using pesticides and insecticides in a more sustainable conditions that enhance the quality of soil.
Bamboo requires very less water to grow and that too successfully without any fertilizers and chemicals. The products made of bamboo fibres are suitable for both summers and winters.
Milk Silk is a very soft fibre with a velvety texture and is derived from milk hence easily obtainable without causing any hazards to ecology.
Soy Silk is made of waste that accumulates during manufacturing of Tofu hence requires no special harvesting as such. It is also soft and luxurious.
Ramie/China Grass is about 8 times stronger than cotton and even more stronger when wet. It is grown organically in eastern Asia.
Tencel® is the brand name for a biodegradable fabric made from wood pulp cellulose and is recyclable.
Organic Linen refers to yarn and fabrics made from Flax fibre that comes from Flax plant that is organically grown without using any fertilizers and chemicals.
Hope this gives you an insight on types of eco-friendly fibres and fabrics and help you to choose the best and most useful one for your forthcoming collections of fashion and home products.