How

it's

made

Discover more about how and where your mask was made.

10.6 litres

of water saved

0.1 m² of land farmed without pesticides

36.6g of CO  emissions avoided

12.5 hours of bulb energy saved

Cotton Cultivation

Location: India

 

Choosing the right fibres can make a world of a difference. Organic cotton is not genetically modified and is grown without the use of chemicals and pesticides, harmful to both the earth and the health of those who grow it. By helping to lock C02 in the soil, organic farming has a very positive impact on climate change in addition to improving biodiversity.

Yarn Production

Location: India

Yarn production includes ginning to separate cotton seeds followed by blending, carding and spinning to produce yarn.

Knitting

Location: Guimarães, Portugal

 

This garment has been designed to last and so it’s important that the fabric is made to a high standard. This fabric has been knitted in a mill that is ethically assured, and with care and consideration to all those involved in the process.

Dyeing

Location:  Mire de Tibães, Portugal

Say yes to clear and clean water. The facility used in the dyeing of this fabric has an effluent treatment plant to ensure the cleanliness of water prior to it being released back into the environment. OEKO-TEX® certification assures that no harmful dyes or toxic chemicals have been used in the dyeing process. Low impact dyes and chemicals are being used in accordance with organic guidelines.

Stitching

Location:  Santo Estêvão de Briteiros, Portugal

This garment is made in an ethically-certified and responsible manufacturer with clearly defined social and environmental policies.

Logistics

Location: Leicester, UK

 

The UK warehouse has a strong policy of reduce, reuse and recycle. We will not use air freight, transport is only by road to reduce the garment’s carbon footprint.