Certifications and Labels

Navigating the jungle of certifications and standards can be a complex exercise. Here, we list the certificates that we have chosen as well as their advantages

Produt Level Certification and Labels

BeirTex® Technology

With BeirTex® textiles, you are assured of operational-fit textiles in your laundry production and market-fit textiles with:
» Potential to reduce energy consumption
» Potential to increase laundry capacity and output
» Significantly less dust
» Extended durability and longevity
» Efficient handling
» Excellent finish
» Superior feel
» Excellent comfort

EU Ecolabel

When you buy products labelled with the EU Ecolabel, you are effectively helping, at the manufacturing sites and in Europe, to:
» Minimise the use of substances harmful to the environment
» Impose strict requirements to safeguard against the use of chemicals that are hazardous to health
» Impose strict requirements to safeguard against harmful emissions and discharges of waste water
» Impose strict health and safety requirements in the production process

Green Button

» The Green Button sets mandatory requirements for decent work, from guaranteed minimum wages and compliance with working hours to a ban on child labour and forced labour
» The Green Button bans the use of hazardous chemicals and softeners and lays down mandatory limits on effluent discharge
» The government lays down the criteria and conditions for the Green Button – guaranteeing clarity you can trust
» Independent auditors review compliance with the criteria set

Oeko-Tex® Made in Green

When you buy Beirholm product labelled with Made in Green by Oeko-Tex®, you are helping to assure:
» Materials have been tested for harmful substances
» Production is environmentally friendly
» The production workplaces are safe and socially responsible
... and you can track your article and see the supply chain

It is important to note that products labelled with the Oeko-Tex® Made in Green label are also labelled with the Oeko-Tex® Standard 100

Oeko-Tex® Standard 100

When you buy Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 “Confidence in Textiles” products Class I, you are effectively helping globally to ensure:
» That the users - including babies and children up to age 3 - are not exposed to effects from textiles that can be harmful to health
» Support for the world’s leading health labelling for textiles with uniform requirements all over the world
» every component of this article, i.e. every thread, button, label and other accessories, has been tested for harmful substances and that the article therefore is harmless in human ecological terms

FairTrade Organic Cotton

When you buy products labelled with Fairtrade Organic Cotton, you are helping to ensure:
» The farmer a guaranteed minimum price
» That a bonus is paid to the farmer's co-operative
» The health of soils, ecosystems and people by using natural processes rather than artificial inputs
» That toxic chemicals or GMOs are not used
» Strict environmental requirements concerning waste management, conservation of protected areas, and climate change mitigation

Recycled Polyester

When you buy Beirholm products labelled with recycled polyester, you are assured:
» That 40% of the polyester content is recycled
» That the recycled polyester is made from wasted PET bottles collected from the local area of the polyester fibre producer
» Of compliance with the most widely, recognised definitions of recycled content allowing full traceability



 

Global Organic Textile Standard

When you buy products certified according to the GOTS standard you are ensured:
» The health of soils, ecosystems and people by using natural processes rather than artificial inputs, which is being sustained by the organic cotton production
» That toxic chemicals or GMOs are not used
» Strict environmental requirements concerning soil and water management, conservation of protected areas, waste management, and climate change adaptation and mitigation.
» social-, ethical-, and environmental management criteria in the manufacturing process from spinning till finished product

Memberships

Better Cotton Initiative

When supporting BCI, you are effectively helping globally to:
» Minimise the use of pesticides and insecticides
» Conserve water and take account of the availability of water
» Take account of the health of the soil
» Conserve natural habitats
» Take account of and retain the quality of the fibres
» Promote decent working conditions
 

amfori BSCI

Through our membership with amfori BSCI we are able to:
» Monitor our portfolio of manufacturers on the status and progress of social responsibility
» Perform independent audits and risk assessments at the manufacturing site
» Take preventive and corrective action when and where needed
» Standardize the approach across the portfolio and benefit from best practices