This is the organic cotton batting sheet that we use for making futons.
Soft to touch, great for the person who is sensitive to chemical material.
100 % Organic. NO CHEMICAL ADDITIVE
10 sheets – total 6.6lb (3.0kg)
1 package – 1 sheet 70.1 x 35.4″ (180 x 90 cm) 0.66lb (300g) x 10 pieces
This item is a bundle of the cotton sheet of 300g
Certified Organic Cotton
Organic cotton, the raw material used for the filling, is grown by the bioRe Project(*1), a social project in India, and is grown organically, without the use of pesticides or chemical fertilizers.
This project not only reduces environmental impact but also ensures socially fair production. In addition, it has been inspected and certified by a third-party certification organization based on strict standards that cover everything from the fields to the spinning process.
Also, we at Futon Tokyo do not use any chemicals in the process of turning raw cotton into cotton filling. The safety of our work process is certified by OEKO-TEX(*2). This certification is given only to products that have passed the world's strictest inspection standards and are recognized as safe. The most strict of these requirements, Class 1, was obtained in 2023.
The bioRe Project (*1)
The bioRe project was initiated by the Swiss company Remei in India in 1991 and in Tanzania in 1994. It is a social project initiated for sustainable organic cotton production. The project is not just about buying cotton from the farmers, but also about making products that are environmentally friendly and socially fair in all processes, from training in organic farming to the final product, so that the people living in this region can become self-reliant.
The project's activities are also multifaceted, including education for children, infrastructure development for medical care and water sources, financial assistance for farmers, and support for women to become self-reliant. It is known as one of the largest and most advanced projects of its kind in the world.
In 2002, in recognition of these achievements, the United Nations awarded this project the "Sustainable Development Partnership Award" at the 2nd World Environment Summit held in Johannesburg, the capital of the Republic of South Africa.
We are the first in Japan to receive a certification from OEKO-TEX in the futon manufacturing field. This certificate expresses our craftsmanship and commitment to safety.
OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 is the world's highest level of certification for safe textile products, which is only given to products that have passed strict analytical tests covering more than 350 hazardous chemical substances. It is a globally recognized safety standard in the textile business that goes far beyond Japanese safety standards, including certification of sustainable factories that take into consideration the impact on the people involved in production and the environment.
Since its inception in 1992, OEKO-TEX® Standard 100 certification has been awarded more than 200,000 times, and demand for this certification continues to grow worldwide.
We make sheets of cotton batting using the machine specialized in processing raw cotton to cotton batting. This process is called “cotton carding”. This machine has been used in our factory more than 60 years and producing good cotton batting. We have been doing business as a whole seller of cotton for the long time. Since many of cotton dealers have been closed their business, this machine is now very rare and hard to find even in Japan.
As a specialist of cotton producing, we’ll bring you the quality cotton which will be great material for your handcrafts.
We have various kind of cotton fillings and raw cottons for the various purpose.
From a packet to bulk orders,
Please feel free to contact us.
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