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6.1 Why + Which packaging

Fruit, clothes and kitchen items must be wrapped in some kind of protective packaging. Like a box, bag or similar. Clothing and other textiles mu...

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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 exce...

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3.3 GOTS and trust

There is a huge difference between standards. Some standards are purpose-based and some are inspected. Some cover only a few levels of suppliers an...

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3.2 More about GOTS

GOT's mission: Our vision is that organic textiles become an essential part of everyday life, which will strengthen people's lives and the envir...

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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 destructiv...

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2.1 Ecosystem

What does organic mean? Ecological is an adjective and refers to an organism or an anatomical organ. In our view, it is the organism part and re...

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