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Sustainable clothing: Fair Fashion

Aug 18th 2015 at 12:54 AM

Green living and conscious of the environment need not be boring. Fair fashion is now also represented in the fashion world. Green fashion is clothing that meets the requirements of the fashion and is made in an environmentally responsible manner with environmentally friendly materials and socially responsible production.  The production of clothing to pollute the environment in various ways by the use of pesticides in the cultivation of crops, and fiber through the use of chemicals and dyes in the production of synthetic tissue.

 

Sustainable or eco-friendly clothing is the alternative. Clothing made from organic fibers. For example, organically grown cotton, cotton grown without the use of fertilizers and pesticides. Insects are controlled by use of other hostile insects. The cotton is picked by hand. The cultivation of cotton is mixed with grains and vegetables to prevent depletion of the country.

 

Would you like to help to reduce the burden on the environment by buying eco-friendly clothing, look first at the special labels that are used to distinguish them from ordinary clothing? These labels can be found on apparel that is produced under certain conditions and requirements.

 

GLOBAL ORGANIC TEXTILE STANDARD (GOTS)

Garments with this label are made with environmentally friendly chemicals and water treatment in the factories. Furthermore, the GOTS requirements for the cultivation of crops and working conditions (egg no child labor and safe and hygienic working conditions. In the label the percentage mentioned organic fiber. This should be at least 70% for the degree "made with organic products" and 95 % for "organic".

 

ORGANIC EXCHANGE

This mark meets demand only GOTS. The percentage of organically grown cotton should be at least 5%. The correct percentage is indicated in the label of the garment. When growing should be no use of synthetic pesticides, genetically modified organisms and fertilizer. There was no personal imposed on production and employment.

 

ECOLABEL

The Eco label is appointed to clothing that is environmentally friendly produced. The Eco label makes demands on pesticides, chemicals and promotes the use of fibers from organic farming. Buy Women Clothes

 

ORGANIC COTTON

 

Many clothing brands and clothing lines carry their own label to indicate that the clothes (partially) made from organic cotton. I.e. cotton grown without chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Most tags are subject to the requirements of Organic Exchange. One of the labels is very active in this area is H & M to launch every season Conscious Collection. All items in this collection are made from durable materials. For example, use is made of organic cotton, recycled polyester, recycled polyamide and Tinsel.

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