Developing, producing, and shipping items all use energy and produce carbon dioxide. Wherever possible, steps are taken to reduce energy and fuel consumption - in fact, organic cotton has a much smaller carbon footprint than conventional cotton - but in today's world it's impossible to avoid greenhouse gases.
We're dedicated to making a positive impact, and that includes not contributing to climate change. Each item has a "carbon cost", which is the amount of carbon dioxide created to manufacture and ship an item to its final destination. We buy "carbon offsets" by supporting projects that prevent carbon dioxide emission, which balances out the carbon dioxide we create. This ensures that we - and you - aren't hurting the planet with your purchase.