DOING OUR BIT FOR A
As part of a better future, we have taken steps to ensure our products have little impact on the environment.
Our sweatshirts are manufactured with durability and lifespan in mind, offering a highly durable, good value for money garment that fast fashion cannot match.
As our garments live longer, less water, energy and textile waste are created.
75% of the power used to produce a Schoolgear School uniform sweatshirts is created by renewable energy sources (wind farms)
Up to 60% of water is recycled during the manufacturing process by a modern treatment plant
Zero waste is sent to landfill from from the factory. Zero waste means that 95% of all waste created at the factory is recycled, having significantly exceeded the targets of the Zero Waster International Alliance business recognition program.
SUSTAINABILITY AND LABOUR
Taking it Seriously
We only work with suppliers that strive to protect the environment and its natural resources. Choosing to supply clothing that is manufactured responsibly is at the forefront of our business. We can help to create a better world for everybody.
The manufacturers have been awarded certificates in Standard 10 by OEKO-TEX and its production facilities are independently accredited by WRAP (Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production) for adherence to international ethical standards.
Our manufacturers have taken extra steps to ensuring sustainability
aforim - BSCI
The leading global business association for open and sustainable trade. We participate in amfori BSCI. All of our production facilities are independently certified to the amfori BSCI standard to ensure they meet our compliance standards.
The manufacturer is a proud member of Better Cotton. Together with Better Cotton, they plan to improve cotton farming globally. Better Cotton’s mission is to help cotton communities survive and thrive while protecting and restoring the environment.
FLA - Fair Labor Association
Furthering their commitment to supply chain accountability by becoming an FLA affiliated company, subject to all FLA compliance criteria including annual unannounced assessments at manufacturing facilities. Their labour compliance program has been accredited as being in substantial compliance with the FLA's Workplace Code of Conduct.
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