Eco benefits of Belgian Flax Linen

Linen is a natural fibre, made from the stalk of the flax plant and generally regarded worldwide as a premium and luxurious textile. Linen is strong and it is flexible and unlike many other fabrics, it holds its shape and gets better with age. One of the lesser-known and best qualities of linen is that it is one of the most ecologically sound fabrics. It is totally biodegradable and recyclable.

  • The entire flax crop is used in production
  • There is zero wastage in production
  • Flax is a totally renewable resource
  • The process of turning the Flax in to Linen requires no chemicals
  • The processing of the fibre is a purely mechanical
  • Flax is grown in crop rotation cycles
  • Flax farming does not damage the earth below it
  • Flax farming requires very little fertilizer and pesticide
  • Flax production uses 5-20 x less water to produce than cotton or synthetic fabrics
  • Flax farming does not require irrigation
  • Belgian flax linen is fully biodegradable
  • Belgian flax linen is fully recyclable
  • Belgian flax linen has lasting and enduring qualities and generally does not end up in landfill.

So, there you have it, beautiful and ecologically sound!


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