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3 Jan 2024

Wool Production: Top Greenhouse Gas Emitter Among Fabrics

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Studies show wool production [emits significantly more greenhouse gases](—24 times some fabrics—making it the most polluting compared to alternatives like nylon, cotton, and polyester. Such emissions amount to around 9.7 kg CO2-equivalent per 264g of fiber, while crop demands drive deforestation and methane release.