From farm to mattress

October 1st, 2023

Avocado’s Global Organic Latex Standard (GOLS) certified organic latex farm in southern Guatemala. Photo: Avocado Green Mattress The mattress brand Avocado, based in Los Angeles, Calif., is on a mission to increase sustainability in the mattress industry. Each Avocado mattress is handcrafted in Los Angeles and features materials sourced directly from farms co-owned by the […]

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Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) wins ruling against textile printer

March 29th, 2019

The Higher Regional Court Stuttgart passed a consumer-friendly judgement on 18 February 2019, with far-reaching consequences for any advertising using the GOTS logo and/or name. The appeal decision was passed on a case where a textile printer had purchased blank GOTS certified Tshirts and then printed on them. However, the printer was not GOTS certified. […]

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Woolam Gin receives GOTS certification

October 2nd, 2017

Applied DNA Sciences has announced that one of its ginning partners, Woolam Gin, O’Donnell, Texas, was awarded the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS v5.0) certification, making it the first certified U.S. organic cotton gin utilizing Applied DNA’s molecular tagging system. The company is 100 percent compliant with all standards and requirements for the GOTS v5.0 […]

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