Our commitment

UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

Worldwide consumption and production — a driving force of the global economy — rest on the use of the natural environment and resources in a way that continues to have destructive impacts on the planet.

The world's oceans – their temperature, chemistry, currents, and life – drive global systems that make theEarth habitable for humankind. How we manage this vital resource is essential for humanity as a whole, and to counterbalance the effects of climate change.

Making it easy to be environmentally friendly

All products in Copenhagen Cartel's assortment are marked with different symbols to provide transparency and guide you as a consumer.

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Recycled ocean plastic

The use of recycled ocean plastic impacts the planet in four crucial ways. It combats ocean pollution by reducing the amount of plastic in our oceans, thereby helping to preserve and save our beautiful marine life. By using waste, andrecycle it into premium quality products, we reduce the need for materials from virgin sources. This means we are saving water, energy and minimizing our overall carbon footprint.

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Reduced CO2

By reusing existing materials and waste, our production process demands far less energy and crude oil than the process of producing virgin material. By doing this, we spare the planets precious resources and minimize our overall carbon footprint.

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Water Saving

By 2025two-thirds of the world's population may face water shortages. By recycling waste materials into premium quality products, we reduce the need for materials from virgin sources and saves water in the process. 

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Clean Dyeing

Natural dyes contain no harmful chemicals or carcinogenic components that are otherwise common in artificial or synthetic dyes. Toxic runoffs and residuals from the textile manufacturing and dyeing process often end up in our delicate oceans. By choosing natural dyes over artificial and synthetic, you are helping preserve the environment and lowering human dependency on harmful products.

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Organic

Organic cotton is a natural, renewable and biodegradable fibre and is an environmentally friendly alternative to regular cotton. The toxic pesticides, fertilizers and chemicals used to grow regular cotton have some of the highest levels of toxicity known to mankind, and harm the planets air, water and soil. The production of organic cotton relies on none of those chemicals and use 88% less water than regular cotton, reducing the pressure on the planets water supplies.

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GOTS certified

GOTS isa global textile production certificate and is internationally recognized as the highest organic textile standard. It is also the toughest to achieve because it goes beyond verifying the organic farming process and includes every step of manufacturing. To obtain the GOTS certificate, a product must contain at least 95% organic fibres, and may not be treated with toxic bleaches, dyes and other chemical inputs during the production process of textiles. Furthermore, it enforces strict social and environmental standards, treating both people and the planet with respect.

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Recycled

Recycling is the process of converting waste materials into new materials and objects.The recyclability of a material depends on its ability to reacquire the properties it had in its virgin or original state. Recycling prevents the waste of useful materials and reduces the production and consumption of virgin and raw materials, hereby reducing; energy and water usage, air pollution, water pollution and help lower greenhouse gas emissions.  

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Biobased- and biodegradable plastic

A plastic is considered to be biobased (biologically synthesized) if it is produced from biologically sourced polymersand from natural origins. This material is a natural compound which is derived from fibres in cotton or wood pulp. A plastic is considered biodegradable if it can degrade into water, carbon dioxide, and biomass in a given time frame. Inherently all materials are biodegradable, whether it takes a few weeks or a million years to break down into organic matter, therefore we commit us to the national and international standards in order to classify our products as biodegradable plastic.