100% organic cotton flannel square wipes in pack of 12. These wipes are washable and reusable and are perfect for wiping hands, surfaces or all other uses of a regular kitchen paper. You’ll never have to buy a roll of kitchen paper again!
Size: 22.5cm x 22.5cm.
Made from 100% organic cotton flannel. Made in Turkey.
Organically cultivated cotton and comes from suppliers who are inspected and certified as part of the Control Union Certification program. This organization has established criteria for organic production according two certification programmes, GOTS or Organic Exchange Certification. Organic cotton is cotton grown without any chemical fertilizers or pesticides which is better for human health as well as nature. The organic cotton is different from conventional cotton in many respects, and the difference starts at the fiber stage.
Research shows that households worldwide get through 6.5 million tonnes of kitchen paper annually, the majority will end up on landfill. Alongside the astonishing amount of waste being produced by the use of kitchen roll, the production of kitchen paper itself involves the chopping down of many trees and the use of a lot of water: one tonne of kitchen paper uses 17 trees and 20,000 gallons of water.
The non-organic cotton industry is a huge source of global environmental pollution using almost one quarter of all the world’s insecticides and 10% of pesticides. These toxic chemicals cause health problems for cotton workers and are responsible for poisoning wildlife and rivers, as well as killing an estimated 16,000 people each year.
Imse Vimse was created 30 years ago by Marie Walleberg in Sweden after she discovered he baby daughter’s nappy rash vanished instantly when using cloth nappies, yet these were difficult to find. Imse Vimse filled the void, and since then have kept to their vision that sustainable consumption should be the norm, not the exception. With this in mind, they offer functional and reusable products for women and children.