Women Power BIG BLUE Boards fair wear t-shirt
Women's Rolled Sleeve T-Shirt by Continental Clothing
A new sustainable range by British clothing brand Continental Clothing, that merges 60% recycled organic cotton fibers and 40% recycled plastic bottles into new textiles, which therefore are made from 100% recycled material.
- 100% Combed Cotton
- Fair wear
- High-Quality Screen Print
The blend is very strong and well cut and fulfills both, the Global Recycle Standard and the Organic Blended Content Standard.
The textile´s structure has a nice heathered look and classic enduring cuts.
As a new collection Salvage sets new standards inconsistent sustainable re-use of textiles which at that are made to be classics and set a benchmark in quality.
Just a small increase in the price of the FAIR SHARE garment makes it possible to pay the poorest workers in the factory a wage increase of 50%.
The aim of the FAIR SHARE project is to pay all the workers a living wage. To make this happen, Continental Clothing conducted a survey with the workers and a local NGO.
S - small
W:47,5cm/ H: 66cm
W: 50cm / H: 68cm
L - large
W: 52,5 / H: 70cm
What is Fair Wear Foundation and why we produce our t-shirts with them?
Fair Wear Foundation (FWF) is a European initiative, which strives for fair working conditions in the garment industry worldwide. FWF verifies the effective implementation of the code of conduct by its member companies and their
The member companies commit themselves to respect the following labor standards:
• Employment is freely chosen
• No discrimination in employment
• No exploitation of child labor
• Freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining
• Payment of a living wage
• No excessive working hours
• Safe and healthy working conditions
• A legally binding employment relationship
Global Organic Textile Standard
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is the worldwide leading textile processing standard for organic fibers, including ecological and social criteria, backed up by independent certification of the entire textile supply chain. www.global-standard.org
The Fairtrade organization guarantees the payment of a stable and fair price to cotton farmers for their cotton never under the market price that allows them to cover their production costs.
The fair trade premium is used to improve the living and working conditions of their cooperative. The Fairtrade organizations supervise and verify these community projects. For more info see http://www.fairtrade.net/
WRAP Worldwide responsible Apparel Production
WRAP is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to the certification of lawful, humane and ethical manufacturing throughout the world. The Worldwide Responsible Apparel Production Principles are basic standards that address labor practices, factory conditions, and environmental and customs compliance. The WRAP Principles received the public endorsement of the AAMA Board of Directors in 1998. More recently, the Principles have been endorsed by groups representing apparel manufacturers from 18 countries around the world.
Oeko-Tex Standard 100 is a standardized worldwide testing and certification system for textile products at all stages of processing. This label shows that the model complies with the Oeko-Tex Standard 100 criteria. The pollutant tests cover
substances that are prohibited and regulated by law, chemicals which are known to be harmful to health and parameters for health protection. www.oeko-tex.com
The Textile Exchange, formerly known as The Organic Exchange, is a non-profit business organization focused on facilitating the growth of the global organic cotton industry. The members of the Organic Exchange, including Coop, Hess Natur, Anvil have decided to integrate organic cotton into their product offerings.
PETA Approved Vegan
The "PETA-Approved Vegan" label marks fashion and textiles as free from animal ingredients. If you are interested in the ethical treatment of animals, you can identify products that no animal had to suffer for at a glance.
More about PETA-Approved Vegan