Brooklyn Bedding obtains GOTS certification (Global Organic Textile Standard)
Furniture World News Bureau on 07/28/2022
Brooklyn Bedding – manufacturer, retailer and online mattress pioneer – announced that its brand new 648,165 square foot facility has received Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) certification, recognized as the highest organic textile standard in the world. Third-party certification recognizes the standard of excellence espoused by Brooklyn Bedding, ensuring that every component of an organic mattress is constructed with GOTS-certified materials, ethical labor practices, and is backed by independent certification of the entire chain textile supply.
“We are proud to receive the prestigious GOTS certification and begin our journey of manufacturing organic mattresses at our brand new, world-class facility,” said John Merwin, General Manager of Brooklyn Bedding. “Achieving this certification was a goal from the very beginning and we are excited to now offer US-based organic manufacturing practices and, therefore, environmentally friendly and sustainable products to our customers.”
To receive GOTS certification, Brooklyn Bedding passed a series of rigorous reviews and inspections, including an assessment of its processing and storage system, an inspection of chemical inputs, and social criteria checks. The certification also ensures that a thorough quality check is carried out on all GOTS certified products before they are packed and delivered to the customer.
“We are thrilled to recognize that Brooklyn Bedding has achieved GOTS certification,” said Lori Wyman, GOTS Representative for North America. “They are now listed in the database of GOTS certified suppliers for organic textiles on our website by typing “Mattress” or “Brooklyn Bedding” in the free text field and selecting United States. »
GOTS was developed in 2006 as a global standard to ensure the organic status and socially responsible manufacturing of textiles throughout the supply chain, including fiber production, processing and manufacturing. The certification sets the benchmark for a universal understanding of environmentally responsible production systems and social responsibility in the organic textile sector.
For more information, visit www.brooklynbedding.com.
ABOUT BROOKLYN BEDDING
Brooklyn Bedding is an American mattress manufacturer, distinguished by master craftsmanship, a state-of-the-art, wholly-owned manufacturing facility, and exceptional customer service. A family business since 1995, the company began with two brothers who delivered mattresses directly to customers’ homes. Known as the “Mobile Mattress Guys,” John and Rob Merwin scaled their business by learning every aspect of the mattress manufacturing process. They tenaciously used every material in their inventory to pass the savings on to customers, purchasing high-quality manufacturing equipment and pioneering bed-in-a-box online delivery in 2008.
Today, the company has world-class expertise in mattress engineering, achieved through meticulous attention to detail, state-of-the-art equipment, and patented materials created with state-of-the-art technology. Brooklyn Bedding designs and creates its entire line of high-quality bedding, on demand, at its manufacturing facility in Arizona. True to its roots, the company always goes the extra mile to ensure customer satisfaction, offering its expertly crafted mattresses, sheets and pillows at an affordable price with free online delivery, a generous trial period 120 days and a hassle of 10 years. free warranty period on mattresses.
GOTS is the strict voluntary global standard for all post-harvest processing (including spinning, knitting, weaving, dyeing and manufacturing) of garments and home textiles made with certified organic fibers (such as organic cotton and organic wool), and includes both environmental and social criteria. Key provisions include banning the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), highly hazardous chemicals (such as azo dyes and formaldehyde) and child labor, while requiring strong labor management systems. social compliance and strict wastewater treatment practices. GOTS was developed by leading international standard setters – Organic Trade Association (USA), Japan Organic Cotton Association, International Association Natural Textile Industry (Germany) and Soil Association (UK) to define globally recognized requirements that ensure the status organic textiles, from field to finished product. GOTS is a non-profit, self-funding organization. For more information, please visit www.global-standard.org and follow @globalorganictextilestandard on LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook.