'Make the Label Count' campaign advocates for labelling that provides the bigger picture of a garment's lifecycle.
Close to $5 million has been facilitated by two of Australia's rural research and development corporations to combat challenges facing the grains and cotton sectors.
Northern Australia's cotton growers will soon be spoiled for choice with two cotton gins to be built over the next couple of years.
Wasted cotton textiles will return to the ground where they were grown as part of an innovative waste reduction and soil health project.
Cotton Australia and insurer Achmea have teamed up to offer growers participating in CA's sustainability scheme better rates.
They may not look like much, but pairs of decomposing old undies are giving researchers new understanding of the nation's soil health.
ABS data confirmed what people already suspected about the horror 19-20 cotton season - it was the worst in 37 years.