Teko Introduces Schoeller bluesign®-Certified Wool for Spring 2008

Teko announces that they will be using Schoeller bluesign®-certified Wool in their Spring 2008 socks

Boulder, CO – Teko, a performance sock company specializing in environmentally-sustainable materials and manufacturing processes, announces that they will be using Schoeller bluesign®-certified Wool in their Spring 2008 socks. Already leading the industry with their eco-friendly approach, Teko ups the ante again with chlorine-free, shrink-resistant wool that is even better for the planet.

The wool is still Teko's washable, shrink-resistant EcoMerino™ from the holistically sustainable Downie Dungrove farm, but the shrink-resistance is now achieved through a proprietary process developed by the Schoeller.Spinninggroup. bluesign®-certified materials have been rigorously tested for harmful effects on humans, the environment, and for efficient consumption of resources. While many textile standards identify processes that are eco-preferable in one aspect or another, the bluesign® standard certifies the material and every step of its creation, including air and water emissions, workers' health and resource management.

Teko's EcoMerino™ wool remains extremely soft, durable, washable and itch-free with the new Schoeller bluesign®-certified shrink-resistant treatment.

Teko is unique in that their eco-friendly commitment extends to their entire product line, supply chain, and daily business practices.

About Teko® Socks:
Teko Socks: Best Socks ON the Planet, Best Socks FOR the Planet. Based in Boulder, CO, Teko® began its journey with the belief that making high performance outdoor products didn't have to leave a heavy impact on our Ecology. Using only high performance fibers and sustainable manufacturing processes, Teko wanted to ensure their products, down to the final packaging, would be safe for the environment. Their entire product line features environmentally sound materials, such as Organic Supima® Cotton, Ecopoly™ Recycled Polyester and EcoMerino™ Wool. Teko buys wind energy credits to ensure that 100% of the electricity used in manufacturing and operations is put back into the energy grid from clean, sustainable American Wind.

Phone: 800.450.5784 Email: info@tekosocks.comWebsite: www.tekosocks.com

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