Restaurant owners have begun substituting eco-friendly materials for cotton or synthetic blends in uniforms, saying the alternative fabrics are better for the environment.Among the materials such operators use are bamboo, hemp and organic cotton, all of which cost more than such traditional uniform materials as nonorganic cotton or synthetic blends.Still, the majority of operators are staying with traditional fabrics.But the problem with traditional cotton, according to environmental groups, ...

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