Product ranges, Eco-Textiles17.10.2017 Editor
The Soil Association’s recent report about GM cotton in India was launched at the Textile Exchange sustainability Conference in Washington DC last week.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles11.10.2017 Editor
With GMO cotton first having been grown in India in 2002, its share of all cotton is now well over 90 percent. Now, the Swiss magazine Saldo has carried out research in India and has had GOTS-certified organic yarn tested. A German laboratory revealed a high level of GMO contamination.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles19.06.2017 Editor
Tadesse Amera, Director of PAN Ethiopia, reports that since 2013 they have been working to support cotton farmers in Southern Ethiopia to adopt safer and more sustainable methods of growing pesticide-free cotton.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles16.06.2017 Editor
Thirteen of the world's biggest clothing and textile brands have committed to using 100% sustainable cotton by 2025.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles24.05.2017 Redaktion
Goldene Strände, entspanntes Lebenstempo: Als paradiesisches Urlaubsziel ist Goa weltweit bekannt. Doch auch in Sachen gesunde Ernährung hat sich der kleinste unter den indischen Bundesstaaten zum Hotspot entwickelt. Nicht zuletzt dank seiner multi-kulturellen Bevölkerung ist das einstige Hippie-Mekka heute Heimat einer lebendigen Bio-Gemeinde.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles04.04.2017 Editor
Goa’s melting-pot, culturally diverse population and ‘Popular Vacation Destination’ status have made it home to an ebullient organic community. Its golden beaches, verdant landscape, and languid pace serve as a befitting backdrop to the many organic and eco friendly enterprises that are being promoted by residents—mostly expats. From organic restaurants to organic textile boutiques, organic groceries and even an organic urban farming initiative, the state has plenty to offer on the organic spectrum. First published in Pure & Eco India,
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles16.03.2017 Editor
The new version of the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) contains stricter criteria for regenerated fibres & category "Combined Products" as well as further social criteria.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles05.01.2017 Karin Heinze
The organic enterprise Suminter India Organics® runs a fair trade organic cotton project with 5,500 farmers in the state of Gujarat, India. The cotton is the raw material for Satva Atheleisurewear - watch the video interview.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles14.12.2016 Editor
Ramblers Way Farm, Inc. of Kennebunk, Maine, manufacturer of garments made from GOTS certified organic wool, has become the fiftieth company to be added to the GOTS public database for the United States.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles05.12.2016 Editor
Participants from whole organic textile supply chain deliberated on the business case for sustainability with organic textiles. Brands committed to increase their share of GOTS certified textiles.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles17.10.2016 Editor
Jalal-Abad, a major city located in the western part of Kyrgyzstan, close to the Uzbek border, held a forum on organic products within the BioCotton project.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles11.06.2016 Editor
The revision process of GOTS Version 4.0 has commenced announced the Certifiers Council meeting in February 2016, a first revision draft for GOTS Version 5.0 has now been released to stakeholders for their inputs and comments.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles20.10.2015 Karin Heinze
In all probability 2015 will be the year when the natural cosmetics sector will again experience double-digit growth in turnover. That was one of the results at the 8th Natural&Organic Cosmetics Conference on 6 and 7 October in Berlin.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles08.06.2015
The flagship event by GOTS in Mumbai, India on 22 May 2015 was attended by more than 250 delegates.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles04.06.2015
While clothing prices hit rock bottom, the human and environmental costs are sky rocketing in the multi-trillion dollar fashion industry.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles01.06.2015
Some companies in the textile industry are paying fair wages, proving safe and clean working conditions, are organising workshops, and supporting sustainable livelihoods altogether.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles20.05.2015
The number of facilities certified to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) grew by more than 18% last year, from 3,085 facilities in 2013 to 3,663 facilities in 2014.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles17.04.2015
Textile Exchange has announced the latest version of its Responsible Down Standard.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles20.03.2015
The first international GOTS Conference - Strong Partnerships for Success - will take place in Mumbai, India on 22 May 22 2015.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles03.03.2015
Liesl Truscott, European & Farm Engagement Director, joined Textile Exchange Board member Mitsuya Inagaki from KOWA, Daren Abney from the Better Cotton Initiative, and Jouji Matsui from Fairtrade Japan to deliver a seminar on cotton sustainability initiatives in January.
Product ranges, Eco-Textiles26.02.2015
Textile Exchange has announced their annual textile sustainability conference Textiles - A Circular Life. It will take place in Mumbai, India, on 5 - 10 October 2015.