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STEWART+BROWN: ORGANIC COTTON PIONEERS
Posted By Jill Danyelle On April 15, 2007 @ 6:39 am In sustainable style sundays | 1 Comment
Stewart+Brown  is an apparel company with the tagline of “organic pioneers”. While they weren’t the first to embrace organic cotton, we believe in some ways they truly are pioneers. Years ago when we began searching for some organic cotton products that spoke to us we came up empty handed. Then along came Stewart+Brown. They saved organic cotton jersey from the boxy, standard t-shirt form that it seemed destined to remain in. And they actually had a website that was more appealing than the Sears catalog. Stewart+Brown liberated organic cotton in a big way by making casual clothes sustainable and stylish for those eco-friendly folks who may not always be climbing mountains or doing yoga.
They use only Mongolian resources to produce their cashmere collection, thus providing nomadic Mongolian herders with the resources necessary to sustain their centuries old heritage and ultimately their survival. They also use hemp, linen, lyocell and surplus fabrics. The company is a member of “1% for the Planet”, an alliance of small businesses that pay a voluntary earth tax and donate 1% of all sales to non-profit, non-governmental environmental organizations.
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