MU Bamboo Dish Towels in Violet are super-absorbent and fast-drying. They also release an all-natural anti-bacterial agent that kills bacterial growth. You'll notice the fresh, bamboo scent of your bamboo kitchen towels. The bamboo plant is a fast-growing, natural woody plant that is grown without pesticides or chemicals. It regenerates every two to three years and is 100 percent biodegradable. Because of these attributes, it is one of nature's most environmentally friendly crops, and the perfect all-natural substitute for materials like cotton and wood, which make a larger environmental footprint. Bamboo has properties that make it especially suited for kitchen products. When woven, it makes an ultra-soft fabric, Much softer than cotton or silk, yet one that stands up to tough daily use. MuBamboo linens are colored with eco-friendly, azo-free dye. MUBamboo products are made from 80% organic bamboo and 20% cotton.