Dyeing

The textile industry has been condemned as being one of the world’s worst offenders in terms of pollution because it requires a great amount of chemicals. Lots of textile companies uses dyeing materials which are bad for human skin ánd for nature.

Steps Footsocks has a coorporation with DyStar. They provide us dyes and chemicals which comply with legal requirements. As an acknowledged leader in ecological expertise for the textile coloration sector, DyStar is therefore the ideal partner for managing environmental issues for the entire textile supply chain. DyStar products and technologies not only make textiles more colorful and attractive, but also support the sustainability initiatives of the textile and apparel industry.

The dyeing material we use, from DyStar, comply with:

  • REACH
  • GOTS
  • ÖKOTEX STANDARD 100
  • BLUE SIGN
  • EUROPEAN FOHS DIRECTIVE 2011/65/EC
  • ZDHC (ZERO DISCHARGE HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS)
  • ISO 9001 + ISO 14001

With the certificates we can ensure consumers that the goods they are buying from Steps Footsocks do not present a hazard to health of have a negative impact on the environment during manufacture.

 

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