Interesting Facts About Cotton; Man has been making fabrics from cotton fibers since at least 3000BC, making it the oldest known textile.
Cotton can absorb 3x its own weight in water.
A 227kg cotton bale can be made into 215 pairs of jeans, 1,200 t-shirts, 2,100 pairs of boxer shorts, 4,300 pairs of socks or 680,000 cotton balls.
Did you know Thomas Edison invented the first light bulb in the late 1800’s, after 100’s of attempts he finally cracked it using a cotton thread as the filament.
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