A Profile on the Environmental Impact of Wool

A gif of a woman wearing a woolen sweater that is being knitted.
Gif via Stella McCartney

With people becoming increasingly aware of how the fashion industry contributes to environmental pollution, more and more consumers are turning to plastic-free clothes made of natural fibers. This has led to pushback against synthetic fibers like nylon, polyester, and acrylic. Instead, the fashion industry is looking to use more sustainable materials, like cotton, wool, hemp, and bamboo. But, solving the…