Did you know that Linen is made from the flax plant? It is one of the oldest textiles in the world and is still used today for good reason. Not only is this fabric sustainable, but it is also very durable and it gets softer with each wash, so the longer you own it, the better it gets!
How is linen sustainable?
As mentioned, linen is made from the flax plant. Flax grows quickly and freely, without the help of pesticides. This means fewer chemicals used in its production, which in turn means fewer chemicals leached into the soil and water surrounding the area where the flax is grown. In addition, flax needs far less water to grow than other natural fibers such as cotton. Only 6.4 liters of water are needed to produce a linen shirt—compared to 2,700 liters for a non-organic cotton shirt.
Unlike other natural fibers, every part of the flax plant can be used - ground flax seeds, flaxseed oil, and linseed oil for furniture are all byproducts of harvesting of flax for linen production. This allows the entire plant to be used and creates less waste!
Moss & Fawn Linen Bibs
We designed our bibs using linen because we care about sustainability and about creating products that will last. We want you to feel confident that you are making a purchase that is not only stylish, but that is not adding waste to the environment. Our bibs are incredibly absorbent and easy to wash, with each wash creating an even softer bib. There are adjustable snaps so the bib can grow with your baby, again ensuring a product with a longer life cycle.
Written by Kimberly Durr