Most wool processors use acid and chemicals to remove dirt to clean their wool. We only use water and a gentle GOTS-approved soap to remove vegetable matter. The process is simple. Our wool is cleaned, carded, and combed mechanically. GOTS prohibits using toxic inputs, including dyes and chlorine-based pre-treatments, for scouring and descaling. They also require the treatment of wastewater discharged from cleaning and other wool processing stages. As a result, our wool is also certified to Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX® standards.