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6.1 Why + What on packaging

Fruit, clothes and kitchen items need to be wrapped in some kind of a protective packaging. Like a box, bag or the like. Garments and other textile...

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5.1 The health of our ecosystem

Biodiversity is typically a measure of variation at the genetic, species, and ecosystem level.Biodiversity is richest in the tropics, however the ...

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4.1 Earth Day

Earth Overshoot Day Earth Overshoot Day (EOD) marks the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds ...

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3.3 GOTS and trust

There is a huge difference between standards. Some standards are intention based and some are inspected. Some covers only a few tiers of suppliers ...

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3.2 More on GOTS

GOTS’ mission: Our vision is that organic textiles will become a significant part of everyday life, enhancing people’s lives and the environment. ...

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3.1 Basic info on GOTS

GOTS is the Global Organic Textile Standard. A standard within organic textiles (made from cotton, linen or wool) which covers the entire supply c...

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2.2 TOC and Organic Farming

What does TOC do? We, The Organic Company, believe that organic farming is the future, a must, and that conventional farming is destructive and ...

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2.1 Ecosystem

What does organic mean?Organic is an adjective and refers to an organism or an anatomical organ. In our regard it’s the organism part and referrin...

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