Organic cotton is grown using methods and materials with the purpose of reducing the impact on the environment. And preserving the natural equilibrium between the many components of the ecosystem. Organic agriculture endeavors to work in harmony with nature, producing healthy plants for healthy people. For example, organic farming uses bio-rational products and bio-control agents for pest management.
Organic certification is the public’s assurance that products have been grown and handled according to strict, safe procedures.
More than Organic, certified organic
There is no organic standard for feminine care, but since our products are made of a natural textile, they’ve been absorbed into the organic textile category. The leading organization for organic textiles is GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standards). In addition to being GOTS certified, Organyc products have also have the following certifications:
ICEA (The Ethical and Environmental Certification Institute) inspects and certifies firms respectful of the environment, workers’ dignity and collective rights. ICEA is one of the most prominent inspection and certification bodies in the field of sustainable development.
The SOIL ASSOCIATION promotes sustainable food and farming through the use of local, seasonal and organic systems and is the UK’s leading organic certifying organization.
Corman, the manufacturer of Organyc products, holds a certification in SA 8000 (Social Accountability Certification). SA8000 is a social accountability standard for decent working conditions, based on global workplace norms of the International Labor Organization (ILO), the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
Organic is No Accident.
In order to market a crop as “organic,” a grower must be certified through a third party. This process involves several on-farm inspections in order to obtain the certification. Organic production begins with organically grown seed. If certified organic seed cannot be located, untreated seed may be used as long as it is not derived from genetically modified plants.
Organic production reduces health risks. Organic agriculture endeavors to produce healthy plants for healthy people.
Organic farmers build healthy soil. Soil is the foundation of the food chain. The primary focus of organic farming is to use practices that build healthy soils.
Organic farmers works in harmony with nature.
Organic producers strive to preserve bio-diversity. Many organic farmers and gardeners have been collecting and preserving seeds, and growing unusual varieties for decades.
Organic farming helps keep rural communities healthy. Organic agriculture can be a lifeline for small farms offering an alternative to produce crops and satisfy consumer demand.
Organic foods and non-foods alike. Every food category has an organic alternative. And non-food agricultural products are being grown organically, as well, including cotton.