Why recycle and use recycled and organic fabrics?

Simply put, we are facing a series of major global issues. We don't have enough planet to sustain our lifestyles. Research shows that we will need 5 planets to sustain North Americas current level of consumption. The textile industry is considered as the most ecologically harmful industry in the world. The eco-problems in textile industry occur during some production processes and are carried forward right to the finished product. In the production process like bleaching and then dyeing, the subsequent fabric makes a toxin that swells into our ecosystem. During the production process controlling pollution is as vital as making a product free from the toxic effect. The utilization of rayon for clothing has added to the fast depleting forests and opened the door to the development in natural sustainable fibers like organic Cotton, recycled cotton, recycled polyester, Hemp and Bamboo fibers. Read more

Sustainability

At BTI we believe that sustainability is what will make all textile companies successful. All business decisions in these companies need to have in mind what is called the triple-bottom-line: People, Planet, and Profit. Environmental sustainability takes ethical, environmental and socially responsible business structure. These concepts implemented companywide will bring a corporate attitude of sustainability to the corporation. Read more

Life cycle of a T-shirt

BTI we understand how important it is to assess your products total environmental impact. That you must start by examining its life cycle. (See below: "The Life Cycle of a T-Shirt) This represents a mindset shift beginning at a design level. Interacting with your supply chain network will give you ideas for new innovations, cost savings in your supply chain, and information that can help your negotiations with clients. Read more

Environmental standards

  • Bluesign
  • ISO 14001
  • Eco Labeling
  • Made in Green
  • Other Initiatives to consider

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