Collection: EcoWool

Wool, SO much more than just yarn and clothing…

Fertilizer, pest deterrent, sound mitigations, insulation, technical felt, fire suppressant, composite material additive, filter medium,

IT’S RENEWABLE, BIODEGRADABLE, AND COMPOSTABLE

  • Of Canada’s wool, less that 3% is suitable for clothing
  • Is a biological material thus under NAFTA rules
  • Lack of processing capacity prevents the remaining wool to be utilized
  • 2022 was the worst year in living memory for international wool sales
  • The demand for lamb is growing in Canada which means more wool
  • Wool is a byproduct of the food system
  • Wool is made of 50% carbon
  • Nutrients in wool is easily accessible by soil organisms
  • It’s an easily accessible and local source of slow release nitrogen fertilizer