The sustainable way to keep your new threads looking new, sexy and lasting as long as possible — all while reducing their environmental impact when washing.
Let’s talk about microfibers. Did you know that microfibers originate from fabrics we all know and love? These tiny fibres are a huge problem that we are all trying to find an eco-friendly solution for. Polyester, nylon, acrylic, and other synthetic fibres — all of which are forms of plastic — are now used in over 60% of clothing material worldwide.
Even so-called natural fibres like cotton and wool are usually treated with harmful finishing agents or dyes which can make their fibres toxic as well. Recent research shows that 92% of micro-fibre pollution consists of “natural” fibres. We take this issue seriously and are here to help create solutions that will lead to a positive impact on our environment.
Its Sustainable meaning you can rewear them
Our RPET Sustainable threads are anti-microbial — perfect for washing less and wearing more. Wolven fabrics are sustainable in its fabrication but also it’s functionality. That means that you can wear your Sustainable Threads in many different fashions while resting easy because you know our fabric is durable and built to last. Not to mention, we love multifunctionality, so flip it and reverse it to your next look for double the sustainability.
Did you know increasing the life cycle of your garments is the most direct way you can reduce waste and pollution in the textiles system? Keeping your clothes in your wardrobe for just 3 months longer can decrease carbon, water, and waste. By buying less and wearing more, we can all have a positive effect on our planet.
Tips to Conserve Energy and save water
1. Hand wash – Conserve energy and save (a ton of) water by washing your garments by hand. Help reduce ocean microplastics by reusing your wastewater for your garden.
2. Use a Laundry Bag – Special ‘monofilament’ laundry bags catch excess fibres and can save up to 90% of them from entering wastewater! Sadly most things we buy nowadays shed micro-fibres, do you part to protect our oceans by investing in a laundry bag before your next wash.
Simple Sustainable Washing
Remember to wash cold, use liquid detergent for added protection. Do not tumble dry simply hang out to dry. Simple as that!