Sustainability: Everything you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask


You’ve heard a lot about sustainability in recent times. Sustainable transport, sustainable lifestyle, clothes, toys… However, sustainability is very wide term that covers many others. 

And so you lose your cool trying to figure out whether something is sustainable or not, we’re bringing you a small list of concepts that you must know. 

It’s the ability of a substance to be broken down and returned to the environment in a natural way, normally by bacteria or live organisms present in its composition.  And if that hasn’t helped much; natural fibres such as wool, cotton or silk are included in this category. 

The aim of Circular Fashion is that all garments can be reused, recycled or disassembled in order to reduce waste and pollution. Many brands believe in making use of the fabrics of one collection in another or redesigning garments from their surplus. 

BSCI Amfori
The social audit protocol par excellence for companies around the world. With this certificate, companies confirm that not only are they sustainable regarding the environment, but also that they are humane enterprises that care for their workers and take all their rights into consideration, it being part of their business model.  

The letters of the acronym form an expression in english, Global Organic Textil Standard. It is a quality seal that is recognised worldwide, which certifies that the product is organic in origin and from a sustainable chain of production.  

This seal helps you identify garments that do not contain toxic substances in their composition or at any point in the production phases, that is to say, fabrics having this seal are chemically safe textiles.

Organic Cotton 
Unlike conventional cotton, organic cotton has been cultivated from natural seeds and no pesticides or chemicals have been used in its production process. This achieves a softer, hypoallergenic as well as more durable fabric

Traceability is the set of processes, location and trajectory of a product all along the supply chain. It is important to know the traceability of a product to ensure that what we are acquiring comes from sustainable production that uses processes that respect not only the persons manufacturing it but also the environment.

As you can see, many other concepts determine the degree of sustainability of a product, and luckily, we are among the many brands that are conscious of the impact our gestures can have on the environment and are taking measures to improve.

PD. We will keep updating this post with new terms so that you can look it up whenever you want to know a little more, but don’t dare to ask 🙂


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