Date:April 24, 2019
Did you know that we are GOTS certified?
...but what does GOTS stand for?
GOTS stands for The Global Organic Textile Standard and is the worldwide leading textile processing standards for organic fibers, including ecological and social criteria. Having the certification as a brand means that we follow the rules for environmental and socially responsible manufacturing. GOTS covers every step in the production process from choosing (sourcing) the fiber to the finished garment.
All operators must have an environmental policy including target goals and procedures to minimize waste and discharges. To be certified as a textile containing organic fibers, it has to contain a minimum of 70% organic cotton.
At Basic Apparel we have a whole collection of basics containing dresses, tank tops and tees that are GOTS certified. That means that the fabrics are 100% organic cotton and they are produced in a mill that enforces strict social standards, treating employees and the earth with respect.
In short, GOTS is a textile production certification that limits the use of toxic dyes, bleaches and other chemicals during the production process. It is recognized worldwide at the toughest organic textile standard because it goes beyond verifying the organic farming process and includes every step of manufacturing.
Hope this helps in understanding the GOTS certification better
// Team Basic Apparel
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