Learn more about sustainability through our definitions
Designing to reduce waste, circulate product at highest value, and regenerate nature
Made from waste and leftover fabric
Made from waste and leftover fabrics or made from lower-value material (e.g., plastic bottles)
Returned to raw materials also known as "textile-to-textile recycling"
Not made from animals or animal by-products; no silk, fur, feathers, or wool
Made from natural farming techniques and not using GMOs
Genetically-modified organisms are changed by humans to withstand insects and disease
Product effect on CO2 is neutral through offsets or sequestering
Same as carbon neutral
Production process eliminates more greenhouse gases than it produces
Process of capturing and storing carbon dioxide
A group of gases that warm the earth by slowing down how fast energy leaves earth
The most abundant greenhouse gas
A greenhouse gas resulting mainly from agricultural practices but has 30 times the global warming impact of carbon dioxide
A greenhouse gas that has 273x the impact of carbon dioxide
A group of greenhouse gases with 100-1000x impact of carbon dioxide
Global warming potential
How much in carbon dioxide equivalents over 100 years a process or product contributes
Carbon dioxide equivalent
Converting greenhouse gases to their carbon dioxide equivalent based on the time they last and energy they absorb
How much energy a greenhouse gas absorbs
US Environment Protection Agency "Understanding Global Warming Potentials"
US Department of the Interior "What is carbon sequestration?"