More than once we have given yougood advice to get a home more sustainable and environmentally friend, we haveadvised to use environmentally friend materials and until we have told you thekeys to an eco-chic decor.
In this sense, ecological fabricsare a great resource to behave responsible when it comes to home decoration isconcerned, especially if they are both biological (have not used pesticides,fungicides or synthetic inorganic fertilizers in cultivation) and green (containno toxic substances or chemical).
Such textiles are the perfectalternative to synthetic textiles while they may be a little less expensive forour pockets eventually may be very expensive in the long term for the world inwhich we live.
Among the many benefits ofnatural fibers are enhanced through better ventilation perspiration, do notretain moisture, are highly resistant and some even contain antibacterialproperties.
But do not think that being greenthese fabrics will be less beautiful or more bland than synthetics because theycan actually get so many colors and designs like those.
If that was not enough, most ofthese fabrics of origin plant or animals have been produced taking into accountthe basis of fair trade that respects both the producers and the environment inwhich activities are carried out.
Some of these fabrics are:
Cotton: It is the most widely used fiber for textiles, and ensuressoftness, comfort and durability with some very attractive designs. Used in alltypes of surfaces, especially in the bedding.
Silk: No matter how nice it is its very soft touch, the naturalorigins of this fabric does not just convince. The silkworm produces! It iswidely used in the world of decoration.
Hemp: Like cotton but more durable.
Eco linen: Fresh and very natural, this textile plant is widelyused in upholstery, sofa covers, bed linen or curtains (which will allow betterpassage of light in the room). It wrinkles very easily.
Velvet: It is done with cotton fiber and is ideal for beds or sofacushion covers.
Polartec: You get through the recycling of soda bottles.
Bamboo: You do not need pesticides to grow. However, high demandmay involve deforestation and exploitation by companies.