Please take note of our latest OETI news and those of our parent company TESTEX AG and OEKO-TEX® Association!
Greenpeace recently published the 5th edition of its buying guide on toxic-free and socially fair produced clothing. The independent environmental protection organization rated the eight most important eco textile labels.
In the age of “fake news” and “greenwashing,” it’s no surprise that 64% of consumers in “The Key To Confidence: Consumers and Textile Sustainability—Mindsets, Changing Behaviors, and Outlooks” who were aware of eco-textiles claimed that they check at least some of the time to see if sustainability claims are true.
From April 21, 2018 the PPE “Regulation (EU) 2016/425” replaces the previous „Directive 89/686/EEC“. We tell you all the important facts!
The popularity of organic cotton has grown substantially in recent years. Consumers are increasingly worried about the environment and about harmful substances in the products they buy for themselves and their families.1 For them, organic foods and textiles are good choices, and are products for which they are willing to pay a premium. But, in return for that extra investment, consumers expect the organic products they buy to be genuine and verifiable as such.
The OEKO-TEX® Association is again making every effort to provide support in the areas of consumer protection and sustainability along the textile value creation chain in 2018.
Macy’s ( a big clothing and textile retailer chain with 888 stores in the US, Guam and Puerto Rico) state on their website that having MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® has been selected as one of the prerequisites for Macy’s suppliers.
The unique testing process measures the sun protection factor of textiles in a practice-focused and realistic manner under typical usage conditions and makes an important contribution to consumer safety.
This factsheet presents fi ndings from the global OEKO-TEX® study “The Key To Confi dence: Consumers and Textile Sustainability” that are focused on two key target audiences: Millennials and Parents of Young Children.
LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX® One year of transparent consumer protection and optimum quality assurance for producers of leather articles.
We are pleased to announce that, as of this fall, the OEKO-TEX® Association will introduce a new, standardised design for all brands within the OEKO-TEX® portfolio. This bold new design is currently in use with our MADE IN GREEN product label. This fall, we will achieve a consistently branded look with the design modification of both the OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 and the STeP by OEKO-TEX® certification.
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