Do not miss out on our latest OETI updates, those of our parent company TESTEX AG and the OEKO-TEX® Association.
STeP by OEKO-TEX® is now offering an online tool for calculating your ecological footprint for carbon dioxide (CO2) and water consumption. At the end of 2021, it will be optionally available to all STeP-certified companies.Read more
OETI customer f.a.n frankenstolz – one of the largest manufacturers of home textiles in Europe – in an interview with OETI about their commitment to sustainabilityRead more
We are pleased to announce the official opening of our Mauritius and Madagascar representative offices. The textile industry has been a pivotal sector in the economies of both countries, and has been on the rise in recent decades. Both locations have officially started trading recently as the official and national representatives of OEKO-TEX®.Read more
One of the current examples of best practice chemicals management is DETOX TO ZERO by OEKO-TEX®.Read more
Interesting article on the OEKO-TEX® association, its current development in general and more specifically in the Middle East.Read more
TESTEX opens a new laboratory for the testing of genetically modified organisms (GMO) in cotton products.Read more
TESTEX joins the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) Roadmap to Zero Programme and so actively underlines its sustainability efforts.Read more
During the latest comparison of standards available in the market, the German Partnership for Sustainable Textiles has classified the STeP certification as a “credible system”, “which ensures compliance with its requirements”.Read more
New three-level verification process The previous two-level process for certification of textile chemicals, colourants and other auxiliaries in accordance with the ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® ...Read more
The Middle East and North Africa are important markets for OETI, which is a testing and certification institute, based in Vienna, Austria. Read here about the impact on these markets of such pressing issues as sustainability in textile production and products, free from harmful substancesRead more
OEKO-TEX®, Ecology and the Egyptian textile industry.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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