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OETI now audits textile companies who want to obtain the V-label on behalf of the Vegan Society Austria. The first pilot project with OETI’s long-term customer Vossen, one of Europe’s leading terry products’ manufacturers, proved to be a success.
Consumer protection and sustainability along the textile value chain have always been fundamental issues for the OEKO-TEX® Association. For this reason, the existing guidelines of the OEKO-TEX® product portfolio are updated at the beginning of each year.
When it comes to environmentally friendly production, the leather industry is still in its infancy. With the Sustainable Textile and Leather Production Certification (in short, STeP), which was launched on 01 April 2019, OEKO-TEX® is taking a giant step towards environmental protectionand sustainability, also in leather processing.
Please find the latest update from STeP by OEKO-TEX® (Edition 01.2019) in a new format here! The presentation comes with an audio guide: clicking on each loudspeaker symbol provides you with an explanation to the changes.
The new regulations for STANDARD 100 come into effect on 01 April 2019. Thus, we have prepared a simplified guide to the new regulations in the form of a PDF-document, which highlights the changes.
When it comes to environmentally friendly production, the leather industry is still in its infancy. With the Sustainable Textile and Leather Production Certification (in short, STeP), which will be launched from 01 April 2019, OEKO-TEX® is taking a giant step towards environmental protection and sustainability.
At the start of the year, the OEKO-TEX® Association as usual updated the applicable test criteria and limit values for product certification in accordance with STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®.
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INSPECTED QUALITY is a label which OETI has developed for products which are composed of 100% natural fibres, produced regionally and produced in an environmentally friendly way.
OEKO-TEX® new regulations 2019
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.
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.
Every year, the General Managers of the International OEKO-TEX® Association approve updates and changes for the OEKO-TEX® Standards. The webinar on January 30th at 12 Noon EST will outline the 2018 changes.
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