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The OEKO-TEX® association issued more than 31,000 certificates and labels in the past financial year, an increase of 31% compared to 2019/2020. Once again, MADE IN GREEN by OEKO-TEX® grew the most, doubling the number of labels. OEKO-TEX® also moved forward with its new Water and Carbon Footprint Tool.
To celebrate its 25th Anniversary, OEKO-TEX® commissioned a global survey of consumer attitudes about textile sustainability. Please have a look at the fact sheet for more Details.
Safe in terms of human ecology and yet sustainably produced: these criteria are becoming increasingly important to consumers when buying home textiles. With MADE IN GREEN, OEKO-TEX® offers a label that transparently communicates these product qualities at a glance. Numerous home textile manufacturers of, amongst others, bed linen and terry articles are already using MADE IN GREEN and customer response is positive.
In 2018, the OEKO-TEX® Association endeavours to provide further targeted support on issues relating to consumer protection and sustainability throughout the textile value creation chain.
More than 11,000 consumers around the world voiced opinions about clothing and home textiles.
By decision of 22nd of September 2017 OETI is the first horizontal notified laboratory in Austria to carry out emission tests on construction products in accordance with CEN/TS 16516 (Construction products - Evaluation of the release of hazardous substances - Determination of emissions to indoor air) within the framework of the European Construction Products Regulation (EU Regulation No 305/2011).
AMIDEX is OETI’s first MADE IN GREEN customer. In the picture: OETI's Managing Director Robert Löcker und OEKO-TEX®' General Secretary Georg Dieners congratulate Alexander Auer from AMIDEX.
The LEATHER STANDARD by OEKO-TEX® is a worldwide consistent, independent testing and certification system for leather and leather articles of all levels of production, which is tailored to the needs of leather producing and processing industries.
On 25 September 2017, OETI celebrates its fiftieth birthday with invited guests.
On 25 September 1967, the Austrian Carpet Institute Association holds its first meeting. Fifty years later – on 25 September 2017 – the former “carpet research institute” has changed into a successful, modern testing services institute for OEKO-TEX®, flooring technology, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and has its own innovation department.
Social and environmental concerns will soon play a greater role in public procurement. Although the aim is simple, the implementation may prove to be difficult.
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