We in KAINO think that sustainability means respecting the wellbeing of humans, animals and environment in all steps of our production. The complete certificates of our yarns as well as the local scale knitting and sewing room in Finland guarantee that all KAINO knitwear are always sustainable produced. Key Flag and Design from Finland -symbols assigned to KAINO tell about Finnish work and design.
LONG LASTING GARMENT IS A SUSTAINABLE CHOICE
We think that high quality natural materials are the best available choice for garments, for both sustainability and ease of use. The materials of our knitwear are organic combed cotton with long fibers and soft merino wool. KAINO knitwear are long lasting by both look and quality.
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WHAT IS GOTS? Read more about the certifications of the yarns in KAINO knits
ORGANIC COMBED COTTON
All KAINO Cotton Knits are made of Organic Combed Cotton yarns. The Fibre in Combed Cotton is long and its quality is superior to average cotton. Our Organic Combed Cotton yarns comes from Germany, factory of Gebrueder Otto. Organic Combed Cotton is grown in India and Turkey. KAINO Organic Combed Cotton yarns has following certifications:
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is recognised as the world's leading processing standard for textiles made from organic fibres. It defines high-level environmental criteria along the entire organic textiles supply chain and requires compliance with social criteria as well. All chemical inputs such as dyestuffs and auxiliaries used must meet certain environmental and toxicological criteria. The choice of accessories is limited in accordance with ecological aspects as well. A functional waste water treatment plant is mandatory for any wet-processing unit involved and all processors must comply with social criteria.
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The objective of STeP (Sustainable Textile Production) certification is the permanent implementation of environmentally friendly production processes, optimum health and safety and socially acceptable working conditions. Through modular analysis of all relevant company areas such as management of chemicals, environmental performance, environmental management, occupational health and safety, social responsibility and quality management, the STeP certification allows a comprehensive and reliable analysis of the extent of sustainable management provided by a production facility.
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Read more: OEKO-TEX® STeP
All KAINO Merino wool products are knitted of a high quality and soft Merino wool yarn. The fibre in Merino wool is very long, thin and soft, and it doesn't itch. The yarns are made and dyed in Austrian Schoeller factory. Merino sheeps grow in South Africa and New Zealand. The Merino wool used in KAINO Knits has following features and certifications:
The bluesign® system is the solution for a sustainable textile production. It eliminates harmful substances right from the beginning of the manufacturing process and sets and controls standards for an environmentally friendly and safe production. This not only ensures that the final textile product meets very stringent consumer safety requirements worldwide but also provides confidence to the consumer to acquire a sustainable product.
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Quality seal NATURTEXTIL BEST is based on strict and detailed definitions of ecological and social standards. Audits are conducted by independent and specially accredited Certifiers on the basis of the monitoring system defined by IVN. Certified businesses and their products can thus rest assured that labeled products truly conform to ecological, social and quality standards. NATURTEXTIL BEST standard sets the highest requirements for textile ecology by applying the maximum currently achievable levels of ecological production. BEST documents the entire production chain from both an ecological and social accountability standpoint.
Raed more: IVN - NATURTEXTIL BEST
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