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Global Recycled Standard (GRS) The Global Recycle Standard is an international, voluntary, full product standard that sets requirements for third-party certification of recycled content, chain of custody, social and environmental practices, and chemical restrictions. The GRS is intended to meet the need of companies looking to verify the recycled content of their products (both finished and intermediate products) and to verify responsible social, environmental, and chemical practices in the production of these products. The objectives of the GRS are to define requirements to ensure accurate content claims, good working conditions, and that harmful environmental and chemical impacts are minimized. The...

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Earth Positive Climate Neutral Earth Positive is the low carbon footprint apparel. Through Tarkine’s relationship with Continental Clothing Co., we gain access to Earth Positive products.Climate NeutralEarthPositive Apparel is 100% organic with 90% Reduced CO2 The carbon footprint was calculated in accordance with BSI PAS2050 methodology, and certified by the Carbon Trust Cartifications. The 90% reduction has been achieved by a combination of low-impact organic farming, efficiency in manufacturing and transportation, and the use of renewable energy instead of the fossil fuel based grid electricity. It has been calculated that a single EarthPositive T-shirt saves around 7 kilograms of CO2,...

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Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is the worldwide leading textile processing standard for organic fibres, including ecological and social criteria, backed up by independent certification of the entire textile supply chain.Tarkine works closely with Continental Clothing Co.   Continental Clothing Co. is licensed by the Soil Association and the Control Union to supply fully certified organic products in accordance with the Global Organic Textile Standard. Licence number DK19090. The Company also holds a licence to use the Soil Association Organic Standard logo on products that meet the organic standard criteria. All the certified products...

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OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 Tarkine works closely with Continental Clothing Co., an Australian based textile company. Continental Clothing Co. products have been tested and certified under OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 Class I by Shirley Technologies in England under certificate number 11-20489 since 2004. The OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 is an independent testing and certification system for textile raw materials, intermediate and end products at all stages of production. The testing for harmful substances always focuses on the actual use of the textile. The more intensive the skin contact of a product, the stricter the human ecological requirements to be met. The Continental Clothing...

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Organic Content Standard Tarkine works closely with Continental Clothing Co., an Australian based textile company. Continental Clothing Co. is certified under the Organic Content Standard OCS by the Control Union Certifications, licence CU 828402. The aim of this standard is to guarantee the traceability and integrity of the raw materials during all the manufacturing stages. The OCS accomplishes this goal by verifying the presence and amount of Organic Material in a final product. It provides a strong chain of custody system from the source of the organic raw material to the final product through certification. The standard has two different...

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