One of our goals for 2021 is to Continue to Grow Sustainability Efforts. So far we’ve introduced buttons, labels, drawcords, twill tape and packaging made from recycled plastic. We have also introduced a line of garments created from remnant fabric diverting waste from landfills – our ladies rib tee, rib tank and rib cardigan are all created from scrap fabric. We added zippers to the assortment of components using recycled plastics. We will also continue to expand our assortment of garments made of eco-triblend fabric diverting more plastic from landfills. Plus, we are reusing boxes that originate in Haiti.
This November, we are reflecting on our commitment to reducing waste. This week we’re all about recycling so we’re highlighting some of our favorite products made from recycled materials. These items look great with accessories from fellow Fair Trade Federation member, Threads Worldwide.
Unique Gifts With Purpose
This handcrafted hat is upcycled and recycled waste materials salvaged from landfills and manufacturers - reducing its carbon footprint by 80%. These hats employ Indonesian artisans and help provide a fair wage that empowers them in their family and communities. It’s more than a hat. It’s a commitment to industrial ecology that forms the basis for long-term sustainable environmental, social and economic growth in developing communities.
Eco-Triblend Rib Cardigan:
This chic, rib cardigan is not only fashionable but it’s also one of our most eco-friendly garments. You can see why it’s one of our best sellers with stylish details such as buttons made from recycled waste and a sleek drape. This cardigan fits so many different aesthetics making it one of the most versatile garments we have. With professional artisan construction you can feel confident wearing it on calm summer nights or keep it cozy in the winter.
About Threads Worldwide
Threads Worldwide uses a direct sales model to connect entrepreneurs in the United States with entrepreneurs in developing countries through the fair trade of artisan jewelry. They sell jewelry, scarves and bags handmade by women in India, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Vietnam, Ecuador, Indonesia, Bolivia, and Uganda. Through the fair trade of artisan jewelry, women from Uganda to Ecuador have watched their dreams become a reality: dreams of sending their children to school, accessing healthcare, and making their homes safer.
Want to add recycled to your wardrobe? We’ve got you covered. Shop GOEX Apparel through the month of November and save 20% on all rib garments. That’s right! Every garment crafted from remnant fabric that would otherwise be tossed aside, is on sale. Shopping triblend? Our triblend rib garments actually divert waste from landfills twice – first the plastic bottles used in the fabric and then the rib fabric again when we use the remnants. No waste November. No waste ever.