What a world we live in… Either by shameful disregard or sheer ignorance, in years gone by we’ve been destroying our planet and it’s catching up with us.
We all agree that everyone must do what we can to rectify the situation and make changes to how we do things, what we produce, and how to clean up after ourselves. We’ve all seen horrific images of how our wasteful ways and unmindful industries are polluting, destroying and depleting our natural resources and disrupting our planet. We shudder at the thought of irreversible damages caused by past production practices. This compels a large majority of us to adopt new ways of life…and business.
Many consumer industries, simply by the nature of the materials needed, play an important part in whether we succeed or fail in reducing unsustainable consequences for all mankind.
The textile industry is one such entity. It is the second most freshwater polluter in the world. We’re happy some manufacturers have learned to circumvent previous harmful practices that cause serious environmental impact by:
We want to reverse the shocking direction of waste and pollution from the past. So, we’re ethically sourcing materials and suppliers from a small group of trusted vendors that use holistic approaches in reducing their ecological impact. This not only includes the use of non-toxic inks but recycling, transforming, or composting any waste materials as well. We source fabrics that are:
It takes twenty (yes, that’s 20) 2-liter bottles of water to produce a SINGLE yard of conventional fabric.
By using heat-transfer pigments and other textile printing techniques, this is reduced to just a few drops instead of gallons and gallons.