Materials to Make With: Cloud 9 Fabrics

Cloud 9 Fabrics is a company that sells 100% organic cotton fabrics with eco-friendly dyes.
Cloud 9 Fabrics is a company that sells 100% organic cotton fabrics with eco-friendly dyes.

Website: cloud9fabrics.com

Verdict: Recommended.

Cloud 9 Fabrics is a producer of 100% Organic Cotton fabrics on a wide variety of substrates (fabric types) from quilting cotton to gauze to corduroy!

What They Sell: Fabric

Transparency: Fairly Transparent. All cotton is certified organic, which means that workers are treated fairly even in the farming process, and eco-friendly low impact dyes are used, which is healthier for the planet and the people manufacturing the cloth.

What They Are Doing Great: 

  • 100% Organic Cotton uses no pesticides, less water, and is a responsible way of farming cotton.
  • No toxic dyes or chemicals from the manufacturing process are being absorbed by your skin or being released into the water and earth.
  • The materials are high quality and last a long time, which also has a positive environmental impact.
  • They claim to use mills which are committed to ethical and responsible conduct.

Room for Improvement: 

  • They do not outline the steps they take to ensure fair treatment  of workers in the mills in India, nor are the fabrics fair trade.

Unanswered questions: Emailed Apr 18 2016 to ask:

  1. Your fabrics are made in India. Can you outline what steps you take to ensure fair treatment and wages of workers, as well as factory safety and energy usage?
  2. Do you work to reduce packaging and use either biodegradable or recycled packaging and marketing materials?

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