Dating organic natural sustainable
The work of these companies influenced a whole movement in fashion and sustainability.
They co-funded the first organic cotton conference held in 1991 in Visalia, California.
Sustainable fashion, also called eco fashion, is a part of the growing design philosophy and trend of sustainability, the goal of which is to create a system which can be supported indefinitely in terms of human impact on the environment and social responsibility.
It can be seen as an alternative trend against fast fashion.
The principles of sustainable fashion as put forward by these two companies was based on the philosophy of the deep ecologists Arne Næss, Fritjof Capra, and Ernest Callenbach.
Huhtamaki is committed to sustainability in both our products and our production.
Our new Gree Nest egg carton is the latest result of a continuing program of sustainable development.
They commissioned research into the impacts of fibers used in their companies.
For Patagonia, this resulted in a lifecycle assessment for four fibers, cotton, wool, nylon and polyester.