Organic, Fair Trade Clothing, Sustainable
This site brings out the businesses that target such virtues and works for the betterment of the environment in general.
What is organic, fair trade clothing & sustainable?
Organic stands for items produced or involving production without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, or other artificial chemicals. Organic methods of farming and gardening use only natural animal and plant products to help the plants or animals grow and be healthy, rather than using chemicals.
What is Fair Trade Certification?
Fair Trade Certification is a third-party certification process that sets standards for the way items are produced and how much an employee/farmer/farming cooperative earns.
The criteria are: • Fair prices for farmers and decent working and living conditions for workers • Direct trade with farmers, bypassing middlemen • Free association of workers and co-ops, with structures for democratic decision-making • Access to capital • Sustainable agricultural practices including restricted use of agrochemicals
What is Sustainable?
Sustainable – the quality of not being harmful to the environment or depleting natural resources, and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance:
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) defines sustainable development as development that ensures that the use of resources and the environment today does not compromise their use in the future.
Citations : From TransfairUSA.org