Five Alternatives to Conventional Cotton

Black and white linen from Linen Me

3. Linen

Spun from flax, which requires very few pesticides, even conventional linen is a more eco-friendly choice than conventional cotton. Linen is also much more affordable and easy to find. You can even find linen fabrics right at the fabric store! If you’re looking for more linen options, we have a few:

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My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .


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