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What is the difference between GOTS and OE?


When finding out about and dealing with organic certifications, there are a few standards that can be quite confusing.  Here’s an explanation on the difference between GOTS and the OE standard to make things clearer.  Taken from the GOTS official website www.global-standard.org: What is the difference between GOTS and OE (Organic Exchange) 100 / Blended Standards and of the related certification systems? While GOTS is a comprehensive standard for a ‘full product claim’ that is setting detailed environmental and social criteria throughout the entire textile supply chain for textiles using

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Allergies and Baby’s


If you or your child has ever suffered with allergies at any time, I can’t recommend this book highly enough! As a child I had problems with allergies – not severe but still detrimental to my quality of life enough to make an impact.  As an adult I have learned through trial an error that cutting out certain foods keeps those allergies at bay.  I’m so surprised and totally elated to learn that this theory has actually been written about and the book is available for all of us to

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What is the Organic cotton they use in couples pajamas?


Organic cotton is grown using methods and materials that have a low impact on the environment. Organic production systems replenish and maintain soil fertility, reduce the use of toxic and persistent pesticides and fertilizers, and build biologically diverse agriculture. Third-party certification organizations verify that organic producers use only methods and materials allowed in organic production in many fashion trends like the new pieces from the matching gear company. Organic cotton prevents the leaching of cultivable land and allows the continous existence of permanently fertile soils and a nurture ground for

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Why should we consider Organic Cotton clothing?


BORNSAGE collections are inspired by east-west fusion design with an emphasis on simplicity, durability, practicality and above all comfort for your baby. All garments adhere to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) to ensure their organic status, from the harvesting of raw materials through to environmentally and socially responsible manufacturing. Our company uses a software like the ones at https://www.fortinet.com/solutions/industries/manufacturing to integrate all elements of security to protect our plants, workers and community. This means you can be sure that whatever BORNSAGE produces, it’s not only organic but it’s made with

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Organic Cotton Fact#3


Fact #3: The wide variety of chemicals used in the growing and processing of conventional cotton – some 82 of them – only serve to weaken the structure of the fibre and eventual fabric. Organic cotton is more durable.

Organic Cotton Fact#2


Fact #2: Did you know that cotton is the world’s most sprayed crop.  According to The Independent 25th Feb 2003:
 ‘Conventional cotton uses 24% of all insecticides and 11% of all pesticides used in the world each year.’  This subsequently poisons the soil and pollutes waterways.  

Is Green the new Black?


Below is part of an article from Australia’s wellbeing.com.au discussing why organic fabrics are becoming more popular…  Check out the full article here:  http://www.wellbeing.com.au/article/Greenliving/Features/Is-green-the-new-black_926#.T2bfDLG2qTs.email Friendly fibres Organic cotton Throughout its entire lifecycle, from planting to processing, organic cotton clothing incorporates environmentally sound processes. Organic cotton is non-genetically modified. It’s certified to be grown without the use of any pesticides or herbicides, so it’s meeting consumers’ demands for a clean, green product. Organic cotton was one of the first types of new “green” clothing. However, it does not offer as high

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Natural Dye


Natural dyeing has been an age old tradition in India, recent invention of chemical dyes and their excessive usage has caused health related problems. The vegetable dyed and printed fabrics adorned homes not only in India but to the homes of the western world also. The people who are conscious to the environment have been searching for alternatives to synthetic dyes. This has led to the reinvention of natural dyes. Natural dyes are obtained from renewable resources and the usage of these dyes contributes the conservation of nature. As the

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