In addition to our Wool Integrity™ programme, Bloch & Behrens (NZ) Ltd is certified to the following independently audited standards:
Global Organic Textile Standard
Through our extensive network of organic farmers producing organic wool to the IFOAM and/or USDA NOP standards, Bloch & Behrens (B&B) can offer Scoured Wool and Tops independently certified to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS).
Responsible Wool Standard
B&B is certified to the Responsible Wool Standard (RWS). B&B products certified to the RWS contain wool sourced from farms independently certified to animal welfare and land management requirements.
EU Ecolabel (Eco Flower)
B&B has been a long-standing supplier of wool that meets the EU Ecolabel standard for Textile Products. The Standard aims to identify products that have a lower environmental impact along their life cycle. Specifically for wool, the EU Ecolabel criteria are strict on pesticide usage and effluent disposal from scouring and downstream processing.