Health Food Stores: 5 Facts Behind the Organic Industry: 5. The organic industry is better for the environment

5. The organic industry is better for the environment

Organic products are as a result of organic farming. Organic farming involves the application of techniques that reduce pollutants in groundwater, air and also creates richer soil while reducing soil erosion. Also, the organic industry decreases the chemicals such as herbicides and pesticides that could otherwise end up in your diet. Besides, research indicates that the organic industry uses 50% less energy than regular farming methods. In addition, the methods used in organic farming are tailored to benefit the environment.


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