Greensource provides T-shirts, jeans and other apparel made from a
variety of greener sources, including organic cotton, bamboo and
recycled polyester..
The cotton Greensource uses is grown in accordance with organic
standards, and how the company processes and manufactures the jeans
meets the voluntary “a href=”http://www.global-standard.org/” title=”http://www.global-standard.org/” target=”_blank”>Global Organic Textile Standard”/a>. All five of the company’s manufacturing facilities have been certified to the standard..
Wal-Mart’s Faded Glory label and Kmart’s Route 66 brand will each offer
men’s, women’s and children’s jeans made with organic cotton..
In late 2008, the two retailers, along with Macy’s and Kohl’s, sold
test quantities of organic jeans from Greensource. Based on the success
of sales in Wal-Mart and Kmart, the companies will be offering organic
jeans in higher volumes..
Every Greensource-made garment also comes with a tracking number, and
consumers can plug those numbers in at Greensource’s website to see the
growing field, spinning mill and factory that piece of clothing came