As a producer of textile dyes and chemicals, Setaş, became a system partner of bluesign® in July 2013. Bluefinder aims to help business partners to make sustainable production with the textile dyes and textile auxiliaries listed in the database.
It is one of the standards which help companies in textile industry to move towards its sustainability goals. Founded in 2000 in Switzerland and in 2008, SGS, an international testing company, became a shareholder. The bluesign® standard includes chemical suppliers, textile manufacturers and major brands and retailers with a holistic approach.
What is the difference from other standards?
Unlike other standards, consumer safety includes environmental and resource efficiency, new product synthesis, life cycle. It acknowledged that achieving more with less resources is a key to sustainability.
Important principles of bluesign® standard
• Resource efficiency
• Occupational Health and Safety
• Water emissions
• Air emissions
• Consumer safety
Bluetool: Chemical evaluation tool of bluesign system. Chemical products must be bluesign® approved "homologe" with bluetool.
Bluefinder: Database of chemicals with approved dyes and system partner suppliers
Blueguide: List for manufacturers which are bluesign® approved textile products manufacturers
For more information, please visit http://www.bluesign.com/