Econscious will not use bamboo fabric until we are able to verify that the production methods being employed are environmentally responsible. Q: What are the working conditions in your factories?
Our Organic cotton apparel and bags are produced in factories that have been certified according to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) by an independent third party agency. Section 3 of the GOTS addresses important social components designed to ensure a safe and hygienic workplace is provided. Our primary organic cotton cap factory is WRAP (Worldwide Responsible Apparel Production) certified; visit http://www.wrapapparel.org .Q: What is the most environmentally low impact way to screen print apparel? A: At Econscious we get daily questions and inquiries about the best ways to imprint Organic cotton T-shirts keeping the environmental impact in mind. We have been recommending water based inks but wanted to have someone independent and someone that knows environmental chemistry take a look at the print systems that are available on the market today. To help us with this we turned to our friends at Brown and Williams Environmental LLC and asked them to survey the existing ink techn