Organic and eco-fashion

The most important basics for an ecological closet

What does organic and eco fashion mean?

Through the use of harmful pesticides and excessive water consumption in production, the fashion industry places a considerable burden on our environment and the ecosystems that exist within it. In the following guide, we will therefore show you the advantages of organic fashion and the savings that can be made through these production processes.

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  • How are organic and eco fashion defined?
  • Resource savings
  • No harmful chemicals
  • Minimal CO2 emissions

Organic & eco fashion

How are organic and eco fashion defined?

Currently No uniform definition be developed for the so-called "BioMode", since the term "Organic" in contrast to food for the fashion sector not protected is. This means that companies can decide for themselves when to market their clothing as "organic". It is therefore all the more important for organic fashion labels on Pay attention to material specifications, certificates and seals. The term is basically intended to ensure that the materials are largely organically grown. In contrast to conventional cultivation, the organic variant relies on natural processes. Consistently, chemical agents such as pesticides are avoided and renewable energies and raw materials are used, which makes this approach more sustainable. Particularly environmentally friendly makes.

Advantages of ecological clothing

Resource savings

The production process for organic fashion consumes significantly Fewer resources such as electricity and water. For example, garments made from the organic cotton we use require approximately 91% less water used.

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Advantages of ecological clothing

No harmful chemicals

By avoiding the use of pesticides and other chemical agents along the entire production chain, the Preserving nature and thus the habitat of many animals and the health of employees in production is protected. In addition, the groundwater of the surrounding residents is not contaminated by pesticides and Consumers do not wear chemicals on their skin.

Advantages of ecological clothing

Minimal CO2 emissions

Did you know that the Textile industry caused a total of 2.1 billion tons in 2018? That corresponds to about 4% of global CO2 emissions and makes it clear that the excessive consumption of fast-fashion clothing has a serious influence on our planet has. Organic fashion significantly reduces these CO2 emissions through sustainable production techniques and for this reason alone should be taken into consideration when purchasing new clothing.

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