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You may strive to feed your kids an organic and plant-based diet, but what are you doing in terms of their clothing? Often we forget that after food, clothing is one of our biggest sources of exposure to chemicals and pesticides. Dozens of different chemicals and pesticides are used to grow crops like cotton. And let’s not forget about the animal abuse for wool and silk-based clothing. Use your dollar as your vote when purchasing organic clothing for your children at any of these eco-friendly kids clothing companies:
You wouldn’t want your child to absorb toxins and chemicals while he or she sleeps, right? Opting for organic pajamas and bedding is one of the best measures you can take to prevent toxicity exposure while your child is sleeping. Piggy Pajamas makes a variety of organic cotton pajama sets that are practical and comfortable. They even make sets for adults, which means you can take that ‘mini me’ concept to a whole new level.
Founded in 1999, Soul Flower has been making organic clothing long before the organic clothing movement became a popular trend on the runway and in everyday households. They started out working with college campuses, working to promote environmental awareness. Although the Michigan-based company no longer holds a retail space, they have an extensive online catalog and even offer wholesale options.
Positively Organic Baby Clothes
Not only do you need to worry about the chemicals used in your child’s clothing — you also need to consider the means of labor that were used when manufacturing it. Positively Organic uses sweat-shop free and fair trade manufacturing policies to ensure its products are made safely and ethically. Ranging from infant to toddler to school age, they provide an option for every child.
This clothing company’s name says it all. Founded in 1994, Green Babies has been dedicated to creating 100 percent organic cotton clothing for 20+ years. They supply clothing for newborns and children as old as seven. Realizing that organic cotton is a sustainable and important part of our world’s clothing manufacturing system, they uphold strict standards and policies about the materials used for their products. They even have a line of organic body care products!
Little Green Radicals
Is your child outspoken, funny, or a rock star in his own special world? Then you need to check out Little Green Radicals! Founded in 2005, this UK based company puts spunk and wit back into children’s clothing. What began as an organic kids’ tee shirt line has expanded into multiple lines of dresses, sleepwear, and even leggings. For those of you with a child who was a fashionista in a past life, this clothing line is for you.
Organic and fair-trade clothing is the future of the fashion world! Purchasing organic clothing for you and your family is just as important as following a healthy and organic plant-based diet. What are some of your favorite organic clothing lines for children?
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