GOTS CERTIFIED ORGANIC COTTON
The production process for conventional cotton uses a massive 16% of the world’s insecticides; more than any other crop in the world.
Organic farming practices avoid using harmful chemicals while aiming for environmental sustainability and the use of less resources. The land stays fertile much longer than land which is affected by the constant use of pesticides, so organic cotton farmers generally have a longer cotton commodity lifespan than otherwise.
On the social front, organizations, such as the Global Organic Textile Standard, have been working to make sure organic textiles also protect worker rights and environments.
GOTS covers the processing, manufacturing, packaging, labelling, trading and distribution of textiles, ensuring that both environmental and social standards, such as safe and hygienic working conditions, no workplace discrimination and fair pay rates, are respected.
Our organic cotton supplier provides these certifications for the fabric:
*We are using dyes compliant with OekoTex Standard 100
Tencel (or lyocell) is a sustainable cellulosic fiber that is derived from wood pulp. Tencel uses the award winning closed loop technology that recycled 99% off its solvents & water that's used for the extraction of pulp. Tencel™ is biodegradable under soil, marine, industrial conditions and has been approved for home composting.
Lyocell is a great sustainable alternative to non organic cotton, as comes from sustainably managed and certified forests. Read here
EcoVero is one of the most popular sustainable fabric choice which has quite smaller environmental footprint than generic viscose. Wood pulp from certified and controlled sources is used to derive this fabric. EcoVero production generates up to 50% lower CO2 emissions and makes up to 50% less water impact (compared to generic viscose). It is also certified with the EU Ecolabel for textile products, a label of environmental excellence.
This fabric breaks down in 3 months and biodegrades back to nature. Find out more about EcoVero
We use recycled, recyclable, compostable & organic materials for our packaging as well as natural soy based inks.
Our collections are ethically produced in European Union, Lithuania.
We have partnered with an independent woman run atelier and oversee all production start to finish.
Some of our trimmings are not currently recycled: waistband elastics.
We are always aiming to do better with each collection as new sustainable options become available.