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Socially Responsible

Organic Cotton

What is Organic Cotton?

Organic cotton is grown without the use of chemical pesticides or fertilisers and is GMO-free. It thrives using traditional techniques and contrary to public perception, uses 91% less water than conventional cotton. As the rainwater that falls on organic cotton fields flows back into rivers and seas clean and uncontaminated by pesticides, it has an overall positive effect on soil, water and animals. And crucially, the health of cotton farmers and their communities is respected and protected.

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FairWear

FairWear

Our collaborators have been a proud member of the FairWear Foundation since 2012.

FairWear Foundation is an international organisation that aims to improve workers’ conditions in the textile industry. Supporting us to cooperate with our suppliers, to the benefit of all workers, it carries out audits in all our factories every three years.

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GOTS Certified

GOTS Certified

All organic cotton used in our garments is GOTS certified.

The Global Organic Textile Standard is the worldwide leading textile processing standard for organic fibres, including ecological and social criteria, backed up by independent certification of the entire textile supply chain. GOTS certification is for organic textiles made with organically grown raw fibres and for textiles made with organic fibres that have been processed into textiles without the use of harmful chemicals.

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GRS Certified

GRS Certified

There is used recycled polyester in a number of our garments and accessories, and recycled cotton. All the recycled used materials are GRS certified.

The Global Recycle Standard (GRS) is an international, voluntary, full-product standard that sets requirements for third-party certification of recycled content, chain of custody, social and environmental practices and chemical restrictions.

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OEKO-TEX Certified

OEKO-TEX Certified

All garments are Oeko-Tex certified meaning there is not use any harmful substances in the production of our products.

Oeko-Tex is a uniform safety standard for the assessment of harmful substances in fabrics. Its aim is to ensure products are free of harmful substances

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OCS Certified

OCS Certified

All garments woven, TencelTM, modal and sherpa- lined garments are OCS certified.

The Organic Content Standard (OCS) is a certification that applies to products containing at least 5% organic material. It verifies the presence and amount of organic material in a final product and tracks the flow of the raw material from its source to the final product.

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PETA Approved Vegan

PETA Approved Vegan

We collaborate with a PETA approved Vegan company, meaning that they do not conduct or commission any animal tests on ingredients, formulations, or finished products and they pledge not to do so in the future.

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Compostable Packaging

Yankoo From Nature to Nature

Compostable Mailer Bag

We proudly deliver our products to you in a certified home compostable mailer bags break down into water, carbon dioxide and organic matter in a composting environment. Made from bio-based materials, they are a great alternative to traditional poly mailers. The double adhesive strip makes them reusable for return items.

 

             

 

 

Recycle and Upcycle

Recycle or Upcycle your clothes

You've lost that loving feeling towards some of your clothes. They're looking old and tired.

Time for a new look, time for a change, time to dispose of them and move on, right?

Well just hold on there a second. Before you dash to trash, ask yourself a few questions:

Can you fix it?

Yes you can.

A well-placed stitch, a new button or a simple repair job could breathe new life into unwanted clothes. It'll be like adding whole new outfits to your wardrobe.

Feeling creative?

Well you've come to the right place.

Upcycling is in, with people across the UK getting creative to transform jaded items into brand new clothes and accessories.

Can you share it?

We're certain of it.

Swap parties or swishing are a fun way to get rid of unwanted items in your wardrobe. You can invite friends over with their unwanted clothing and see what you can swap – you could come away with new things for your wardrobe that won't cost you a thing.

Can you sell it?

We'd put money on it.

With two thirds of people already buying pre-owned and vintage clothes, there's a willing market out there. You can sell clothing online through websites such as eBay, Gumtree and even Facebook, or through your local cash for clothes outlet and at car boot sales.

Feeling generous?

We knew you cared.

Donating unwanted clothes to charity is a great way to support your favourite causes.

You can take them to a local shop yourself or put them in a textiles bank provided by charities - you can find these at supermarkets or through local council websites. Some charities also make door-to-door collections, so keep an eye out for those plastic sacks coming through your letterbox.

Is there anything I can bin?

We don't think so.

There's no reason to put any clothing or textiles in the bin.

If you can't fix, upcycle, sell, share or give away unwanted items, they can still go into a textile recycling bank. Socks, pants, even old curtains, they can all be re-used.

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