We put ourselves in the shoes and sandals of the people making our children’s clothing. We asked what would be considered acceptable working and living conditions if we were the ones doing their job?
Spraying pesticides without protection, having local water supplies and food crops contaminated by these same chemicals, the stress of dependency on large corporations for GMO seeds? We wouldn’t want that for anyone in our family; we don’t want that for anyone else’s family either.
“Organic” means safer for more people than you might have realized. And if “organic” also happens to mean softer, more durable fabric… we’ll take that too.