Swap synthetic fabrics for natural alternatives
Wool is light, durable, warm and adaptable. Through one of the most old-fashion techniques and years of evolution, companies have turned wool have been able to turn wool into one of the most versatile forms of insulation as an alternative to polyester fibres.
Approximately 60% of clothes are made out of synthetic fibresSource
- Wool is natural, biodegradable and durable
- Many wool clothes are odour resisting and don't need to be washed as often as synthetic alternatives
- A well cared for wool garment can last a lifetime
- Not suitable for vegans
- Can be more expensive
- Sheep can contribute to global agricultural methane emissions – however well managed ruminants can actually do the reverse!
Making a difference
Yorkshire-based wool supplier H.Dawson is innovating on a product its been supplying for 130 years with HD Wool, and partners with the Savory institute to convert farmers to Regenerative Agriculture techniques, helping suck carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it in the soil.