Nature is the basis of life in our society. This society supports and forms the economy. Working in an ecologically and socially responsible manner is therefore not an option for us. It is the basis of our entrepreneurial actions and our understanding of sustainable business.
Working in a resource-friendly way
Working in a way that saves resources is the DNA of our company. Sustainability is not just a feature of our products. Sustainability is also reflected in our values and in the actions of our company. For more than 40 years now.
Already with the ground
DEcology begins with the management of pastures. This complies with the regulations of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM). For example, mineral fertilizers are not applied to the ground. To promote biodiversity in the pastures.
How we treat animals says everything about the value we place on them. For the farmers whose sheep supply our wool, this welfare of their animals is paramount. By avoiding mulesing, which is painful for the animals, in the treatment of sick animals or the gentle handling of the sheep during shearing.
Standards and certificates
Along the entire production chain, our disana textiles comply with the GOTS and/or IVN BEST guidelines. Compliance with these guidelines is checked and certified annually by independent institutes.disana is one of the founders of the International Association of the Natural Textile Industry, IVN e.V. and one of the developers of the GOTS and IVN BEST.
The meterial cycle
When cutting our disana textiles, remnants arise. They are too small to be sewn into something else. But far too precious to throw away. We collect these remnants and use them to make felt fabrics and new yarns. In this way, new disana articles are created and natural resources are conserved.
Even during the design and development of our articles, we pay attention to their repairability. Because a small defect is no reason to throw away a disana textile. We keep dozens of spare parts in the original colours and offer a service for repairing defective disana articles. Because the durability of an article is an important part of our understanding of sustainability.
In the end, sustainability also means responsibility. Especially for us as a company. With what we produce, with how and where. We feel responsible for the ecological and social compatibility of our products, for our employees, for our suppliers and service providers. For us, responsibility also means proving to our customers that we are a reliable, transparent and trustworthy partner.