Organic cotton is grown without pesticides, herbicides, fertilisers and any other synthetic products. An organic cotton bag has been grown in the most environmentally friendly way possible. Where Organic is about the product, Fairtrade is about the people.
They are made from Fairtrade Certified Cotton and carry the Fairtrade Cotton Mark. For a cotton tote bag to carry the Fairtrade certification mark, the cotton farmers must meet Fairtrade Standards. From the growing and processing of the cotton to the manufacturing of the bag, all areas have to be compliant to meet the Fairtrade Standard for cotton.
By purchasing a 100% Organic and Fairtrade cotton bag you are buying the most ethically sound product available with the assurance that it was created in such a way that benefitted the people that made it, and did not have a negative impact on the environment.