October 11th, 2011
How it’s green: Around the world, 25 percent of all insecticides and 10 percent of all pesticides are used on cotton. As much as 90 percent of these chemicals are absorbed into the plant, air, soil, water and eventually into our bodies. Study after study has made it painfully clear that children are especially sensitive to pesticide exposure. Neurotoxins in pesticides can attack immune systems, organs, brains and nervous systems.