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Our ECOHEMP product tags 

Day by day more and more consumers are greatly concerned with the topic of outer packaging and the return to conscious behavior regarding the protection of our environment does not only relate to the products themselves, but already starts with reflecting on issues like "what will happen to the packaging, where will it end up in the ecological cycle?”

So, consequently, our approach of making our ECOHEMP products as sustainable as possible in as many areas as possible, also involved thinking about the cable’s outer packaging, i.e. the product tags. That's why ECOHEMP comes with an innovative and distinctive tag made of recycled gray cardboard, which can boast of a particularly good environmental balance.

The ECOHEMP product tags solely contain FSC®-mix materials.

The FSC® Mix definition according to FSC Germany is: "Only materials from FSC® certified forests and/or recycled material as well as material from controlled sources have been used in the production process. FSC®-certified or post-consumer recycled material is either used to 70% as a minimum or at least an equivalent amount is used in the production process of the labeled goods. The label text reads, "[Product type] promotes good forest use." This is confirmed by the FSC® Mix seal on the ECOHEMP tags.

The tag design

The design of the tags is in a matching uncoated paper / gray cardboard (2-color) and stands out well from other Cordial product tags.

On the back of the tag explanations regarding the product are summed up in a visually appealing way -  so that you already know what it's all about when you buy the product.

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Natural, renewable, 100% recyclable
The textile jacket made of 100% certified hemp
The complete (100%!) fabric material of ECOHEMP cables consists of a braid of special hemp fibers. This natural raw ...
Every cable plants a tree
Our cooperation with Trees for the Future (TREES)
The non-profit organization Trees for the Future (TREES), headquartered in Maryland/USA, advocates special concepts that ...
Ready for the stage
The ECOHEMP hemp fabric jacket in the test
During the ECOHEMP development process, it was beyond dispute that the new hemp fabric jacket must be able to withstand ...
The textile jacket made of 100% certified hemp

The complete (100%!) fabric material of ECOHEMP cables consists of a braid of special hemp fibers. This natural raw material has been used for the production of fabrics for thousands of years and that is why we also rely on this sustainable alternative to the otherwise customary textile jacketing.

In doing so, we have observed the strictest standards: Our textile jacket has been granted the prestigious GOTS certificate (Global Organic Textile Standard) *(TRANSACTION CERTIFICATE NUMBER ICEA TC GOTS 2022 80775 3179). This means that environmental requirements as well as social standards are met along the entire production chain and that only organically produced natural fibers are used.

Some decisive factors for the optimal use of instrument cables in a musician's daily routine are, of course, a high degree of flexibility and good windability. To ensure that this requirement is also met as regards the fabric jacket, the machines used are operated in the so-called "low-speed process" mode during braiding, i.e. particularly slowly, so that an exceptionally elastic and resilient braid is produced.

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Our cooperation with Trees for the Future (TREES)

The non-profit organization Trees for the Future (TREES), headquartered in Maryland/USA, advocates special concepts that have been tried and tested for decades to reforest woodlands and at the same time fight poverty in affected regions. 

We are fully aware of the fact that certain components of an assembled cable still do not sufficiently meet the requirements of complete sustainability, especially with regards to the conductor made of copper as well as to the connectors. To compensate for these deficiencies at least to a certain extent, we have entered into a cooperation with the world-renowned non-profit organization Trees For The Future, under which a tree will be planted for every ECOCORD series cable sold.

Further information about our cooperation with TREES can be found here

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The ECOHEMP hemp fabric jacket in the test

During the ECOHEMP development process, it was beyond dispute that the new hemp fabric jacket must be able to withstand all the constant stresses and strains that musicians are typically confronted with. Therefore, we commissioned the renowned, independent inspection authority DTNW Öffentliche Prüfstelle GmbH in Krefeld to test various textile jacket materials - including the ECOHEMP hemp fabric jacket - under various typical scenarios.

Various checks were carried out in the test laboratory resulting in an excellent assessment in every particular and the granting of the required test certificate for the ECOHEMP jacket material.

More information on the respective test procedures can be found here

*By the way, in the picture the white sample is the hemp textile coat - the matching brown/green shade was added at a later date.

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