Roomie's Cosy Commitment: Embracing the World's Highest Standard for Organic Cotton

Here at Roomie, we're on a mission to create the cosiest, dreamiest, and most planet-friendly organic cotton sheets out there! We know you care about what you bring into your home, and we do too. That's why we go the extra mile to ensure our sheets are made with the highest standards in the world: the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certification. Let's dive into what makes GOTS the cream of the crop! 

We’ll start by giving props to any effort that aims to elevate environmental standards in textiles and beyond. But let's be real, not all standards are created equal. While OEKO-TEX® is a step up from conventional textile standards, it focuses solely on the end-product's safety without transparency into the product’s journey. So when it comes to uncovering the history and impact of the product from the field to the warehouse, it's a bit like trying to find the secret recipe of grandma's cookies.

This is why GOTS truly stands out with its stringent requirements for both environmental and human safety throughout the entire supply chain. It's not just about the finished product passing safety tests; it's about ensuring the entire journey from the seed and soil through manufacturing and packaging is as eco-friendly and ethical as possible. 

At Roomie, we're driven by innovation and an unwavering commitment to our planet. That's why we're so head over heels for GOTS. As the world moves towards a greener, more transparent future, we stand confidently behind everything we create. We know exactly where our cotton comes from, who has handled it, and what has (and hasn't) gone into its production. The entire supply chain is thoroughly checked and independently verified, ensuring that our sheets are not only safe for you but also for the environment and the amazing people who bring them to life.

When it comes to chemicals, we play it safe. GOTS prohibits the use of harmful substances commonly found in conventional textile production. That means no flame retardants, endocrine disruptors, heavy metals, PFCs, formaldehyde, and the like. Instead, GOTS-approved chemicals are carefully chosen to meet high human health and environmental standards.

Not stopping there, GOTS also demands environmental management plans and wastewater treatment at all wet processing units. And let's not forget about the social compliance criteria, aligned with the International Labour Organization (ILO) standards. GOTS ensures the wellbeing of the amazing people who make our sheets too by ensuring workers have the freedom to choose their employment; no child labour; health and safety criteria met; and fair wages given! It's all about a healthier experience for everyone involved.

We live in a time when climate change's effects are becoming more apparent, and it's up to all of us to make informed choices and support responsible industries. At Roomie, we're serious about sheets and have sky-high standards when it comes to environmental and social responsibility. That's why we choose GOTS as our gold standard because it aligns perfectly with our values and commitment to a better future for our families, communities, and the planet.

So, when you snuggle up in our organic cotton sheets, you're not only indulging in luxurious comfort but also becoming a part of the movement towards a more eco-friendly and socially responsible lifestyle. Why settle for anything less when you can have the very best? Organic cotton from Roomie — yes, please! Together, let's make a difference, one cosy bed at a time.


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