Fair Trade Certified
Ingredients and products that are Fair Trade Certified™ are made in ways that meet social, environmental, and economic standards that improve the lives of communities around the world. Fair Trade Certified™ items are agricultural items that can be used in food, clothing, or personal care products. Farmers and workers are ensured fair prices, livable wages, and direct and transparent deals. Fair trade farming and production invests in environmentally sustainable practices and community development.
Safe and Fair Labor
We support safe and fair labor practices when producing sustainable products. This company cares for their workers by fostering a safe work environment and providing their employees with fair wage.
The Global Organic Textile Standard is an international processing standard for organic fibers that covers everything from processing, packaging, and distributing organic fibers. GOTS certified products are labeled organic if they contain 95% or more certified organic fibers, and are labeled as “made with organic” if they contain at least 70% organic fibers. GOTS assures that textiles are produced with socially responsible labor and environmentally conscious manufacturing. Certified textiles must follow guidelines on chemical use, energy and water consumption, safety and living standards for employees, waste produced throughout the manufacture process, and more.
Organic cotton production uses zero chemical pesticides and fertilizers, promoting a healthier use of land and decreasing harmful agricultural runoff. By steering clear of toxic chemicals, workers experience less exposure to hazardous conditions, promoting social responsibility as well as environmental stewardship. Plus, farming methods for organic cotton have been shown to use up to 20% less water than nonorganic production methods. Choosing organic cotton eliminates the use of insecticides and other harmful chemicals, promotes efficient resource use, and results in a safer products and a cleaner planet!
Say hello to fruits and veggies your little one is sure to love. Under the Nile's fruits & veggies collection was designed to encourage healthy eating habits in babies and kids, as well as opening the doors to learn about sustainable, organic agriculture! Their Tomato Plush Toy, made from 100% organic Egyptian cotton, is sure to be a favorite–and is sustainably made from scraps of leftover clothing product at the Under the Nile factory. Plus, every purchase gives back to Under the Nile's 13 ViRead More