TheGlobal Organic Textile Standard(gots.) is the worldwide leading textile processing standard for organic fibers, including ecological and social criteria, backed up by independentcertificationof the entire textile supply chain. TheGlobal Organic Latex Standard(GOLS) is a materials and processing standard for organic latex and finished latex foam. These standards define worldwide recognized requirements that ensure organic status of textiles and latex, from harvesting the raw materials, through environmentally and socially responsible manufacturing up to labeling, in order to provide a credible assurance to consumers. GOTS and GOLS are standardsendorsed by the USDA’s National Organic Program。
Of the hundreds of mattress brands in the U.S., only five currently operate GOTS and GOLS organic certified production facilities. Our Avocado factory in Los Angeles is one of these select few, meeting the rigorous standards as verified byControlUnion®.to manufacture certified organic certified products.
Of course, ourgots.certified productsare列出我们的品牌名称在里面GOTS公共数据库。We also own our owngots./GOLS organic certified latex farm and processing facilityin India.
制造结果常见地处理有毒化学物质进入空气和水中的有毒化学品，以及危险的工作场所情况。我们都“生活在下游”并分享相同的水和空气，生产工人值得我们尊重和关怀。Gots禁止使用诸如纺织品处理中使用的化学品，可导致癌症，出生缺陷和其他严重疾病。Chemicals, like persistent hormone-disrupting substances, also destroy ecosystems and biodiversity on an international scale. GOTS requires that all dyes and auxiliaries are assessed to its strict criteria and approved prior to usage.
While an important step in the right direction, the use of organic materials alone is not enough. When using organically produced materials,farm workers和环境保护。当n manufactured without using hazardous chemicals,工厂工人和环境保护。当n there are no harmful residues in the end product,消费者are protected.
我们在洛杉矶的175,000平方英尺的设施也得到认证ControlUnion®.在全球有机乳胶标准（GOL）下制造材料。To achieve GOLS certification, a product must contain more than95% of certified organic raw materialof the total weight. The GOLS standard features permissible limits for harmful substances, emission test requirements, and polymer and filler percentages. By using transaction certificates at every step in the supply chain, we ensure traceability from the plantation to the final product.
gots.and GOLS are recognized as the world's leading processing standard for textiles made from organic fibers and organic latex.该标准涵盖了由认证的有机天然纤维制成的所有纺织品和乳胶泡沫的加工，制造，包装，标签，交易和分布。
通过我们门的一切都必须满足严格的毒性和生物降解性要求。No toxic heavy metals, formaldehyde, aromatic solvents, functional nano particles, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), or their enzymes may be used. No chlorine bleaching, no Azo dyes that release carcinogenic amine compounds, and no phthalates or PVCs.
作为GOTS和GOLS有机认证工厂，我们有一个环境政策，包括目标目标和程序尽量减少浪费和放电。Raw materials, intermediates, final textile and foam products, as well as accessories, meet stringent limits regarding unwanted residues.
gots.and GOLS organic certifications outline social criteria based on thekey norms of the International Labor Organization(ILO), which must be verified. Simply put, it means we provide fair pay and safe working conditions, while saying "no" to discrimination and child labor. In fact, our valued production teams are paid living wages and provided progressive and comprehensive benefits, including family healthcare and three weeks of paid vacation.Many of our skilled production team members have worked with us for more than 30 years!
Our GOTS and GOLS organic certificationsextend to our entire supply chain并使用双系统来检查是否符合由现场审计和严格的残留测试组成的所有相关标准。
We believe organic is a整个系统方法耕种和食品生产。它必须认识到生产系统的所有部分之间的密切相互关系，买方。农业原则是生产高质量的食物，并在从土壤中的所有层面到植物和动物的各级的自然系统和周期内工作。这就是为什么United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recognizes the Global Organic Textile Standard。
The Avocado brand is built on two core pillars —sustainability and social responsibility- 实际上超越有机惯例。购买产品时，您将投票（用钱包）来支持environmentally conscious, ethical, and sustainable business practices — to help safeguard your health and protect our planet.
gots.and GOLS organic certifications are important and significant. But our larger vision is as aspirational as it is urgent and action-oriented:促进对我们星球的深刻责任的社会意识的生活方式。这仅仅是开始。我们将继续努力努力。