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FEATURE ARTICLE - SEPT/OCT 2006

Browse our list of more than 150 sources of organic cotton clothing, fabrics, towels, bedding, and more.

Baby and Children’s Products

* Altantis Natural, 305/495-3879, (baby clothing and toys)

* Baby Bunz and Co., 800/676-4559, (cloth diapers)

* Better for Babies, 877/303-4050, (cloth diapers, baby clothing, and baby blankets)

* Cotton Monkey, 214/367-0719, (baby bedding)

* Eco-Dipes, LLC, 321/985-6707, (cloth diapers)

* Eco-Wise, 512/326-4474, (cloth diapers, baby clothing and linens, toys, nursing products)

* Ethic Baby, 800/706-3842, (baby and children’s clothing, linens)

* Garden Kids, 541/465-4544, (baby and children’s clothing)

* Green Babies, Inc., 800/603-7508, (baby and children’s clothing)

* The Green Mercantile, 218/722-1771, (children’s clothing and toys)

* It’s Only Natural, 816/523-7434, (baby and children’s clothing)

* KidBean, 828/299-3608, (baby and children’s clothing, cloth diapers, baby care products, and baby linens)

* Mama’s Earth: The Environmental General Store, 800/620-7388, (baby and children’s clothing and baby care products)

* Mia Mahalo, 877/707-4707, (baby and children’s clothing)

* NaturePedic, 800/91PEDIC, (baby and children’s mattresses)

* New Native, Inc., 800/646-1682, (baby carrier)

* Portage Bay Goods, 206/547-5221, (baby clothing)

* Pure Beginnings, 866/787-2229, (clothing, baby care, crib mattresses, and bedding)

* Sama Wellness, 888/847-SAMA, (baby clothing)

* Satara, Inc., 877/251-4905, (baby clothing and bedding)

* Speesees, 415/552-5808, (baby clothing, accessories, and baby bed and bath linens)

* Under the Nile, 800) 710-1264, (baby and children’s clothing, cloth diapers, bedding, toys, and floor mats)

Cloth Bags

* Ecobags, 800/720-2247, (cloth bags)

* Enviro-Tote, 800/868-3224, (cloth bags)

* Save a Tree Bag Company, 510/843-5233, (cloth bags and aprons. Custom printing available.)

Clothing (all)

* Blue Canoe, 888/923-1373

* Clothesline Organics, 610/691-0111

* Clothing Matters, 616/742-2818

* EcoGoods, 831/429-5758

* Eco-Wise, 512/326-4474

* EnvironGentle, 760/753-7420

* FeelingGoods, 877/349-2102

* Geo Mio, 323/225-2463

* Go West Geniune, LLC, 800/748-1762

* GoodHumans, 831/420-0118

* The Green Mercantile, 218/722-1771

* Hempen Goods, 608/287-0410

* HTnaturals, 604/255-5005

* Indigenous Designs, 707/571-7811

* It’s Our Nature, 888/535-7448

* Just Goods, 574/286-5878

* Kasper Organics, 888/875-2233 pin 0266

* Kusikuy, 866/KUSIKUY

* Lotus Organics, 641/472-7184

* Maggie’s Organics/Clean Clothes, 800/609-8593

* Mama’s Earth: The Environmental General Store, 800/620-7388

* Natural Selections, 888/216-9917

* NatureWear Organics, 508/248-3116

* Organic Threads, 707/895-3947

* Patagonia, 800/638-6464

* S.O.S. From Texas, 806/256-2033

* Sanyork, Inc., 800/754-2583

* Save the Corporations from Themselves, 802/254-4847

* Sweetgrass Natural Fibers, 877/391-8936

* Under the Canopy, 888/226-6799

* Wildlife Works, 888/934-WILD

Clothing (adults)

* Certified Jean Co., 206/286-9685

* Celebro Natural Fiber Clothing, 505/265-6403

* Cottonfield, LLC, 888/954-1551

* Creekside Herbs and Art, 906/484-2415

* Earth Creations, 800/792-9868

* Faerie’s Dance, 866/492-4841

* OTE Group, Inc., 541/317-9266

* Organic Attire, 707/459-1207

* Raw Meat, 718/218-7717

* Red Dog Sportswear, 877/973-3364

* The Living Temple, 714/891-5117

Clothing (women only)

* AllerVerte Shirts, 206/286-9685

* Decent Exposures, 800/505-4949

* Esperanza Threads, 800/397-0045

* Faernyn’s Grove Corsetry, 512/762-2918

* It’s Only Natural, 816/523-7434

* Linda Loudermilk, 323/233-8111

Fabrics and Notions

* Casa Natura/Healthy Interiors, 877/650-1600,  (fabric)

* Furnature, 800/326-4895, (fabric)

* Green Sage Store, 415/453-7915

* Green Mountain Spinnery, 800/321-9665, (yarn)

* NearSea Naturals, 877/573-2913, (fabric, notions, batting, and yarn)

* Organic Cotton Plus, 866/784-0374, (fabric)

* Pickering International, 415/474-2288, (fabric)

Furniture

* Bean Products, Inc., 800/726-8365

* Casa Natura/Healthy Interiors, 877/650-1600

* Furnature, 800/326-4895

* Gaiam, 800/869-3603

* Green Sage Store, 415/453-7915

* Healthy Green Goods, 847/864-9098

* High Desert Naturals, 800/434-0864

* Home & Planet, 610/866-7370

Housewares

* CastleWare, 888/517-9505, (bed, table, and baby linens)

* Coyuchi, Inc., 415/663-8077, (adult and baby bedding, bath linens)

* Dream Designs Co. Ltd., 604/254-7030, (adult and baby bed linens)

* Dreamcraft, 610/853-2059, (futons, massage and exercise mats, and pillows)

* EarthSake, 877/268-1026, (bedding)

* Health Goods, 888/878-2497, (bedding)

* High Desert Naturals, 800/434-0864, (bed and bath linens)

* KushTush.com Organics, 847/356-2311, (bed linens)

* Lifekind Organics, 800/284-4983, (bed and bath linens)

* LOOP, 800/987-LOOP, (bed and bath linens)

* Native Organics, 800/766-7454, (bed, bath, and kitchen linens)

* Natural Home Design Center, 800/373-4548, (bed linens, and baby linens)

* Natural Selections, 888/216-9917, (bed and baby linens)

* Organic Cotton Alternatives, 888/645-4452, (futons, pillows, bedding)

* Roots/Brown Country Weavery, 812/988-0411, (handwoven rag rugs and accessories)

* Rustic Bohemian, 845/255-8731, (bed and bath linens)

* Satara, Inc., 877/251-4905,  (bedding)

* Serenity Pillows, 916/635-9009, (pillows)

* SuiteSleep, 866/753-3337,  (bedding)

* White Lotus Home, 877/426-3623, (pillows)

Mattresses

* A Happy Planet, 888/424-2779

* A Natural Home, 740/694-4663,

* Casa Natura/Healthy Interiors, 877/650-1600

* EarthSake, 877/268-1026

* EcoPlanet-EcoChoices Natural Living Store, 626/969-3707

* Furnature, 800/326-4895

* Gaiam, 800/869-3603

* Good Night Naturals, 866/388-5154

* Green Sage Store, 415/453-7915

* H3Environmental, 818/766-1787

* Healthy Green Goods, 847/864-9098

* Janice’s, LLC, 800/526-4237

* KushTush.com Organics, 847/356-2311               

* Lifekind Organics, 800/284-4983

* Natural Home Design Center, 800/373-4548

* The Organic Mattress Store, 484/851-3636

* Rising Star Futons, 800/828-6711

* Satara, Inc., 877/251-4905

* Sleeptek, 866/603-5556

* SuiteSleep, 866/753-3337

* White Lotus Home, 877/426-3623

Miscellaneous/General Store

* A Happy Planet, 888/424-2779,  (bed and bath linens, clothing, mattresses)

* August Moon, 434/985-1581, (yoga mats)

* Casa Natura/Healthy Interiors, 877/650-1600,  (bed and bath linens, mattresses, fabric, furniture)

* EcoPlanet-EcoChoices Natural Living Store, 626/969-3707, (clothing, bed and bath linens, pet products, furniture, mattresses, meditation cushions, and more)

* Furnature, 800/326-4895, (furniture, mattresses, bed linens, fabrics)

* Gaiam, 800/869-3603, (clothing, bed and bath linens, furniture, rugs, and more)

* Green Sage Store, 415/453-7915, (mattresses, bed and bath linens, baby products, furniture, rugs, curtains, and more)

* Healthy Green Goods, 847/864-9098, (bed and bath linens, mattresses, clothing, furniture, and more)

* Janice’s, LLC, 800/526-4237,  (bed and bath linens, mattresses, clothing, kitchen items, and more)

* Lifekind Organics, 800/284-4983, (bed and bath linens, yoga mats, meditation cushions, rugs, pillows, mattresses, and baby products)

* Mama’s Earth: The Environmental General Store, 800/620-7388, (bed, bath, and table linens; clothing; personal care products; and more)

* Northern Naturals, 888/293-3985, (futons, pillows, yoga and meditation supplies)

* Organic Cotton Plus, 866/784-0374, (nursing pads; massage products; and more)

* Paporganics, 800/340-4631, (gift wrap and greeting cards featuring papers made from organic cotton)

* SJ MFG, 415/597-7500, (private label clothing manufacturer)

* The Village Botanica, 979/921-0000, (consulting services on organic cotton farming)

Personal Care Products

* Mama’s Earth: The Environmental General Store, 800/620-7388

* Organic Cotton Plus, 866/784-0374, (cotton swabs, balls, tampons, menstrual pads, nursing pads, and more)

* Organic Essentials, 800/765-6491, (cotton balls, swabs, and cosmetic rounds)

Promotional Items

* Goza Gear, 800/884-9994, (custom screen-printed and embroidered shirts for men, women, and children)

* Millikin Screenprinting, 262/820-8977, (custom screen-printed shirts)

* Splendor Designs, 800/774-5738, (Custom screen-printed T-shirts)

 

Resources

Organic Consumer’s Association—A consumer organization advocating for organics, health, justice, and sustainability. 218/226-4164.

Organic Trade Association—A trade association for organic businesses. 413/774-7511.

Sustainable Cotton Project—Promotes and develops ways to grow organic cotton. 530/756-8518, x.34.

Green America's National Green Pages—Search for companies selling organic cotton products at our Green Pages Web site.

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Article Summary


Choose organic cotton over conventional cotton products.


Organic cotton items are fashionable, durable, and healthier for your family. The greenest companies make organic cotton clothes without toxic chemical bleaches and finishers.


Protect workers and communities by keeping thousands of tons of harmful pesticides out of the air, soil, and water.

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