Monday, November 7, 2011

Top 10 + 1 reasons

Why wool products are a great option 
for a healthy home.
image courtesy of greenworld365

  • Wool fibre takes only a small fraction of the energy used to produce synthetic fibre.
  • Wool is a natural fibre and low in toxins and odours (VOCs).
  • Wool is naturally fire resistant, no need for flame retardant additives.
  • Wool has high level of insulation capacity - great for carpets and rugs - sound proof insulation for noise reduction.
  • Wool has a natural water resistance - water beads on top of fibres, great attribute for carpets and soft furnishings.
  • Natural wool is a renewable resource and biodegradable.
  • Wool is a soft comfortable fibre.
  • Wool has a unique crimp structure which gives it natural bounce and durability - natural cushioning.
  • Wool acts as a filter, helping to clean the air within the space - wool is able to remove formaldehyde from indoor air.
  • Wool fibre breathes which allows the fibre to dry when wet - minimising potential for mold.
  • Wool is easily accessible in many colours and textures.

read more - CSIRO report