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Organic Cotton NPR Onesie

$22.00

Organic Cotton NPR Onesie

$22.00

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  • For the newest NPR fan in your life, this 100% organic cotton onesie features a 'scribbled' take on the NPR logo, printed with seaweed based dyes. The reinforced three snap closure makes for easy diaper changes and it's pre-shrunk to avoid washing disasters.

    Available in 0-3, 3-6, 6-12, and 12-18 months, this onesie is a perfect gift for our littlest listeners!

  • Curtis (Cas) Shiver began a tie-dye business in his father's garage, where he created SUNDOG Productions after graduating from Annandale High School. For over 25 years Sundog has been servicing local and national customers with creative dyeing and screen printing. IMAGINE GreenWear is a partnership between Cas and Mark and Elaine Fishbein, who had a similar printing/dyeing business in NJ for decades, and sold it after New York area garment production moved to Asia.

    A new concept of organic decoration evolved between Cas, Mark and Elaine. The idea was to go back in time before the invention of modern screen inks, when all prints were done with dyes. After some months of testing, a seaweed base dye process was developed that worked perfectly on cotton. The prints were super soft, colorfast (washed perfectly), non-toxic, safe for all skin, environmentally friendly in the workplace, and the colors were brilliant! When they realized how eco-friendly the process was, the next step was to print on 100% organic cotton fabric, creating a totally green garment, and called it "greenwear". Put simply, seaweed based dyes are eco-friendly, and modern screen inks, used universally on all printed sportswear items, are not.

    IMAGINE GreenWear knits its fabric in South Carolina using 100% certified organic yarn, and cut/sews and decorates in its 40,000 sq.ft. facility in Fairfax VA.  Water is heated using energy from solar panels produced by solar panel. The building is cooled by a geo-thermal water system. The facility is one of the greenest textile printing and dyeing factories in the country.