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Dear Consumer,

 

Please read below for important details of our business. Green Robes, LLC is based in Allentown, PA. If you have specific questions or concerns that are not addressed on the site, please do not hesitate to call or email. Responding to you immediately or as soon as possible is a priority in this business.

 

Organic Products - What, Why?

 

Our Earth needs fixing, we need fixing - NOW while we can, whenever, wherever and however we can, before it just becomes impossible to do so. One large way we can accomplish this immediately is to pay attention so every time we purchase an item, the item is “Green” - earth friendly, and “Organic” - healthy, or at least not unhealthy.

Wearing a bathrobe on our bare skin is much more of an intimate experience than most realize. By purchasing a Green Robe which you will find here at the same or less of a price of an equivalent bathrobe made of traditional materials - please shop around, not only are you being very earth friendly, you are also being very good to yourself and loved ones by not introducing harmful substances to your skin that lives and breathes everything that is in, on, and around us. While shopping around please be sure to find out by calling or emailing about any undisclosed product and organic certification specifications of the item you are interested in. It should not be enough to declare an item "organic”; the status should be supported by credible certification information readily available to the consumer.

Your organic product is certified by Control Union World Group formerly known as SKAL organic certification. CUWG is an organization based in Netherlands, Europe and its organic certifications are recognized well by USDA Organic Department. Also please note that European Organic Product requirements are much stricter than current USA Organic Product requirements. The certification itself is called GOTS for Global Organic Textile Standard, and as a direct quote "Aim of the standard is to define requirements to ensure organic status of textiles, from harvesting of the raw materials, through environmentally and socially responsible manufacturing up to labeling in order to provide a credible assurance to the end consumer. This standard for organic textiles covers the production, processing, manufacturing, packaging, labeling, exportation, importation and distribution of all natural fibers. The final products may include, but are not limited to fiber products, yarns, fabrics and clothes. First, the fibers should be natural and have to be grown in an organic way, based on the production standards such as those laid down in the EEC-Regulation 2092/91 or NOP regulations. Second, the entire production process should be taken into account. This means that every processing step must meet certain criteria. The criteria for the production process are laid down in the Global Organic Textile Standards (GOTS). They encompass every process, step of textile production (spinning, weaving, washing, etc) and for every step it is laid down which processing aids may (not) be used, in order to gain as much environmental profit as possible. "


You may have already noticed above that GOTS certification process involves much more than the end product itself; it also includes fair treatment of employees who have labored in any aspect of production. If you are interested, please read the attached file to learn about this certification process in all of its details. please click here.

 Product you are purchasing:

We currently have four different types of adult robes, kids cover-ups, infant towels and bath towels and in process of developing few others. Please choose according to your needs and wishes.

 * Heavy Weight Bathrobe made of Control Union Certified 100% Organic Cotton which is an organic terry cloth at 700+ grams per square meter/24 ounces per square yard  of fabric and weighs around 5-7 pounds per robe as an individual product. It is available in Shawl Color and Hooded varieties and in 7 different colours in combination.

* Another Heavy Weight Bathrobe made of Control Union Certified 100% Organic Cotton which is an organic terry cloth at 650+ grams per square meter/22 ounces per square yard of fabric and weighs around 5+ pounds per robe as an individual product. It is available in Shawl Color and in 2 different colours.

  * Lighter, Medium Weight Bathrobes are the 16 oz. Cotton Robe made of 100% Organic Cotton at 3-4 pounds a robe, and the 50% Organic Cotton and 50% earth and environment friendly natural grown Bamboo product. Bamboo is biodegradable and is grown without pesticides. Bamboo portion of our product is not yet certified "Organic". More details are included in the product page itself. This product is made of a yarn that weighs 350 grams per square meter which translates into 3 pounds per individual product.

 Here are the CARE instructions that are on a large label on your purchased product.

1 Do not use bleach or fabric softener on your natural product.
2 Remove all jewelry before using the item to avoid snagging.
3 Make-up may color/discolor the fabric.
4 Comb, hairbrush should not be used while wearing looped terry/bamboo products because it will snag the fabric especially around the collar, shoulders and the back.
5 Be aware that your pets will love this product as well (maybe more) and will want to exercise their paws on it.

 We advise you to use a natural soap product for laundering purposes.

We also caution you to be responsible about coming into contact with flames of any kind while wearing your robe. Both cotton and the bamboo are natural products which are considered combustible fibers. On Green Robes products there are no health threatening chemicals applied to the robes to achieve fire retardancy. Please be aware.

Packaging:

Your Bathrobe comes packaged in a 100% Organic Cotton sack/bag which is designed to be reusable by you. As much as we very much desire to be able to ship the robe in a natural product this is unfortunately not yet possible. In order to be able to offer you free shipping we have to be very mindful of weight related costs, hence the poly bag. If your multiple purchase can be shipped in a brown box, we will make every effort for this to be a box made of recycled materials as much as possible so that we are at least earth friendly even if not completely free of undesired chemicals. Please note that during shipping we unfortunately can not prevent any otherwise unrelated chemicals/substances to somewhat come into superficial contact with your organic and or organic/natural product purchase.

Order Placement:

Please read Order Processing Times and details in the provided home page tabs. Please select your purchase and place your order carefully using accurate customer information. Many times customers will use their desired shipping address in place of their billing address in fear that their order will ship to incorrect destination if they enter multiple addresses. In reality even if all the other information is correct and the credit card may be charged, the business will receive warning from the bank that the issued credit card address does not match what is on record and the credit card may be in wrong hands. At this point we will have to verify correct address with the customer before we can ship any orders. Please use correct billing and shipping information to avoid unnecessary and unpleasant delays. Read all details involved about the product of interest to avoid unnecessary returns/exchanges. If you are living in a warmer climate such as Florida or Hawaii you may not need or appreciate a heavier robe and may choose a Bamboo/Cotton robe, while our customers of colder locations be it Montana, Alaska and Canada love their heftier cotton robes.

 Thank You!

To Parents and Sisters who are www.thirstytowels.com and www.alaturca-textiles.com, to friends and family for all their editing and help for their contribution in creating Green Robes LLC, its products and the web site.
A very big Thanks to lovely nieces Damla and Duygu Alkan, for their heart felt green modeling !

 

 

Green Robes LLC 928 N 9th Street, Allentown, PA 18102
Telephone: +1 (484) 350-3322 / +1 (610) 428-5520 E-mail: customerservice@organicrobes.com
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