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Cotton vs Polyester: Which Has the Better Sustainable Profile?

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Cotton and polyester–the fibers with the largest share of the apparel market–have been the subject of recent and ongoing questions regarding which holds the better environmental footprint. Both fibers have come under scrutiny for their environmental downfalls over the years, from cotton’s water usage in farming and manufacturing to polyester’s chemical base and production pitfalls….

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