Better Together

Better Together

We are also thankful to you, since you support a variety of good causes with the purchase of our products.

For every sale, 1% of proceeds are donated to The Ocean Cleanup Foundation and Ecological Construction Tree Planting Society.

The environmental impacts of holiday gifts and the packaging they come in start from the raw materials used to make them and continue right up the supply chain.

In broad strokes, these include things like water use, greenhouse gas emissions, impacts from manufacturing processes, wasted resources, and waste generation.

There are also profound social and ethical impacts, the people involved in the production of raw materials and the manufacture of the goods we buy.

Materials which we source and what kinds of businesses we work with.

How rPET is made?

After recycling, post-consumer PET plastic packaging is subjected to secondary selection. The packaging is sorted by colour, crushed, packed, and transported to the processing plant.

The processing plant is the place, where the recycling process truly begins. Firstly, the bales of PET packaging are unpacked. All labels, glue and other impurities are then removed from the packaging, preparing it for the next stage – grinding. The cleaned packaging is ground into PET flakes, which are then subjected to secondary clean, this time with the help of special cleaning machines.

With the help of an air stream, lighter materials, such as stickers or sand are removed from heavier flakes. After crystallization and drying of the material, a granulate is formed, which can be reused in the production of PET bottles. This recycled PET material is called rPET.

What is recycled cotton?

Recycled cotton can be defined as cotton fabric converted into cotton fibre that can be reused in textile products. Cotton can be recycled from pre-consumer (post-industrial) and post-consumer cotton waste. Pre-consumer waste comes from any excess material arising from the production of yarn, fabrics and textile products. Post-consumer waste comes from discarded textile products.

Cotton waste is processed with stripping machines that break the yarns and fabric into smaller pieces.

When you chose a recycled cotton fabric, you reduce the side effects of cotton farming on the envirnoment, you avoid textile waste to be disposed in landfills or to be incinerated, and you help circularity to become a reality in the textile industry.


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