Certified Organic 8 oz Cotton Duck. Grown and processed in India.
The cotton yarn is certified as Organic, meeting the GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) Organic Conditions by the Control Union Certification Group. This fabric is certified as an EKO Sustainable Textile and was dyed and manufactured under Conditions set by OEKO TEX Standard 100.
The cover fabric is colored using low impact dyes. Low impact dyes are better for the environment because they have a higher absorption rate than standard dyes resulting so that less water is used and there is less grey water runoff. In addition, no chlorine beach or heavy metals are used. Click here to read an informative article about low impact dyes.
Inner shell Fabric (holds the buckwheat or cotton batting)
Certified Organic 5 oz canvas. 100% USDA (NOP/National Organic Program) certified organic. U.S. grown and processed. Undyed, and chemical free.
Our buckwheat hulls come from buckwheat that is grown in the U.S. and in Eastern Europe. We purchase U.S. grown buckwheat hulls whenever the supply is available. Buckwheat is a unique crop because it is grown without herbicides or pesticides. We do, however, purchase certified organic buckwheat hulls whenever they are available.
Organic Cotton Batting
100% USDA (NOP/National Organic Program) certified. U.S. grown and processed.