The textile industry is the second most polluting on the planet. By creating our garments with recycled organic cotton waste, we avoid polluting and become the most sustainable alternative.
Growing cotton, including organic cotton, requires the use of enormous amounts of clean water. The irrigation of cotton fields has caused very serious droughts in various areas of the planet. The Aral Sea, once one of the world’s four largest lakes, dried up in 40 years due to intensive cotton farming.
25% of all toxic chemicals used on the planet are used by the textile industry.
“Basq’s recycled cotton does not use chemical products”
18% of all pesticides used in the world go to cotton crops.
Pesticides, fertilizers, and chemicals contaminate farmland and aquifers, becoming a terrible problem for human health.
“Organic cotton from basq does not use pesticides”
In the dyeing process, an enormous amount of toxic chemical products are used that massively pollute the water.
“basq does not use any dye to obtain the variety of colors of our garments”
The textile industry is the second most polluting on the planet and generates 10% of greenhouse gases globally.
“basq barely generates greenhouse gases”