While it's not uncommon to hear of organic cotton sheets and towels, we surprised some folks when we mentioned that we were proud owners of garments made from recycled plastic bottles. There are a slew of eco-friendly textiles out there, but sometimes it's not entirely clear what's legitimate or not. Here's a handy breakdown of green fabrics to help navigate those waters. When shopping for any kind of home textile, it's important to find something that fits your needs, both logistically and aesthetically. Use this guide from Natural Home Magazine to help figure out which eco-friendly textile is best for the bathroom, better suited for the bedroom, or perfect for floors.
• Read more: Fabric For Living, Natural Home Magazine.
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