What natural resources are used to make wool?
Wool primarily comes from sheep, with Merino wool coming from Merino sheep. Wool is made up of the protein keratin – the same protein found in human hair.
Is wool a renewable resource?
Wool is also a renewable resource, as the average sheep (excluding hair sheep breeds) produces between 2.3 and 3.6 kg of raw wool annually that must be sheared (removed) for the health of the animal.
Is sheep wool a natural resource?
Yes, it is one of the only natural fibers that is renewable. Every year, sheep are sheared during the warmer months to give us wool for use as textiles, producing items like clothing and bedding.
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