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Table 2 Total materials sustainability score for A and B branded T-shirts

From: Materials and manufacturing environmental sustainability evaluation of apparel product: knitted T-shirt case study

Materials eco-sustainability scoring issues Resultant answer (For A and B brand) Obtained materials
Score points (A)
Obtained materials
Score points (B)
Materials name Fabric (100 % organic cotton knit fabric 28.2 (out of 50) 28.2 (out of 50)
Certified recycled content % 0 % 0.0 0.0
Virgin, certified organic content % 100 % 10.0 10.0
Other source certification or verified chain of custody with name Yes, GOTS, BCI certified 7.0 7.0
Coating/laminate finish? (If yes, specify type) No 4.0 4.0
Reduced water use in dyeing/coloring? (If yes, specify reduced water process/technology) Yes, used process or technology that reduces water consumption (and reduction is documented), eco-friendly dyes and chemicals used, enzymatic scoring used 5.0 5.0
Chemical impact reduction (“green chemistry”) considered? Yes 4.5 4.5
Green chemistry third party verification? “Yes” OEKO-Tex Standard-100 (class-II) verified) but “No” for BUTex-Innovation T-shirt 0.0 4.5
   58.8 (out of 100) Total = 3.3 (out of 100)