By Shared Earth. Shoe size: UK 3-7, Euro 36-41 Why is bamboo viscose great to wear? - supersoft - 40% more moisture absorbent than cotton - breathable fabric that keeps feet fresh and dry - comfortable - naturally anti-bacterial - durable and stronger than cotton - hypo allergenic Why Bamboo and not cotton? - bamboo grows without the need for fertilisers or pesticides. - naturally requires less water (a third of the water required to grow cotton), farmers don’t need to irrigate their crop, saving water in a country where water shortages are a big problem. - bamboo yields are ten times higher per hectare than cotton and the plant rarely needs replanting, sprouting on its own. - bamboo yarns require less dye than cotton and keep their colour for longer. Yarn: 75% bamboo viscose, 22% polyamide, 3% elastine Made in India Why Bamboo? It helps clean the air we breathe by absorbing five time more CO2 from the air than the equivalent amount of hardwood trees. Bamboo also releases 35% more oxygen than its hardwood tree equivalent.
Fair Trade Bamboo Rainbow Socks (1 Pair)