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How the Quality of Your Sheets Impacts Your Sleep

March 21, 2018 | Reposted from Pimacott.com When it comes to getting a good night’s sleep, comfort is key. And while it’s tempting to blame an overactive furnace or a drafty house, your sheets may be the reason for your tossing and turning. The material type and fabric weave of your bedding can all have a significant [...]

Tips for Building & Maintaining the Perfect Linen Closet

January 18, 2018 | Reposted from pimacott.com Your guests are on their way – are you prepared for them? In addition to planning activities and shopping for snacks, you’ll want to make sure your guest bedding and towels will make your friends and family feel right at home. With a bit of smart planning, [...]

French Documentary Team Exposes the Dirty Truth About Overseas Cotton

January 12, 2018 | Reposted from pimacott.com   A new documentary from the French television program Cash Investigates has put the spotlight on unethical cotton production practices around the globe. In a November episode titled “Cotton: The Other Side of Our T-Shirts,” investigative journalists from the award-winning news show went to extraordinary lengths – posing [...]

Four New Year’s Resolutions for a More Sustainable 2018

January 5, 2018 | Reposted from pimacott.com It’s that time of year again, when we pick our New Year’s Resolutions – and hope they stick. Why not make this the year that you commit to a goal that helps both yourself and the planet? Here at PimaCott we’re committed to sustainability, so we’ve rounded up [...]

Secrets of a Successful Pima Cotton Harvest

December 6, 2017 | Reposted from pimacott.com Now that the last of this year’s verified pure PimaCott Cotton has been picked, we caught up with Cannon Michael, a sixth-generation farmer and the president of Bowles Farming Company, to learn a bit more about the preparation, hard work, and the surprising amount of science involved in [...]

5 Ways You Might Be Washing Your Sheets Wrong

October 24, 2017 | reposted from PimaCott.com Cotton sheets can stay soft and comfortable for years. But if you’re washing them wrong, you could be shortening their lifespan. Here are 5 common laundry mistakes to hang out to dry, and what you should be doing instead to keep your cotton sheets [...]

Egyptian Cotton vs Pima Cotton: What’s the Difference?

October 12, 2017 | reposted from PimaCott.com When it comes to quality, most people understand the difference between a 525-thread count sheet and a 750-thread count sheet. Less understood, however, is the difference between various kinds of cottons, especially premium cottons like Egyptian and pima. What is the difference anyway? Is one better than [...]

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Dirty Cotton: Uzbekistan’s Forced Labor Problem

September 14, 2017 | Reposted from PimaCott.com With an annual crop of 850,000 metric tons, the central Asian country of Uzbekistan is the world’s sixth largest producer of cotton. But its success has come at a devastating human cost. The Issue: State-Sanctioned Servitude Uzbekistan’s economy relies heavily on the export of a variety [...]