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Sustainable fibres for textiles and apparels
In ecology, sustainability (from sustain and ability) is the property of biological systems to remain diverse and productive indefinitely. Long-lived and healthy wetlands and forests are examples of sustainable biological systems.
Traceability of GMO-free cotton from seed to shirt!
Organic cotton is in high demand on the world market. To guarantee that manufactured cotton is genuinely organic, laboratory testing is required. Whether cotton and cotton-based end products contain genetic modifications can therefore be reliably verified.
India leads GOTS certification in 2015
The number of facilities certified to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) kept on growing last year, from 3,663 facilities in 2014 to 3,814 facilities in 2015. GOTS is recognised worldwide as the leading processing standard for textiles made with organic fibres. GOTS certified facilities are now located in 68 (63 in 2014) countries around the world.
Carbon footprint in textile processing
Global warming´ and ´carbon footprint´ are buzzwords now. Their importance and the consequential long-term devastating effects of ´Climate Change´ on the environment, habitat and even the existence of our mother Earth are widely discussed. This warming of atmospheric temperature is attributed to the emission of green house gases (GHG) ´carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide and fluorocarbons are the major contributors.
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