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The start of a journey

Living organic has always been important for us. So when we came across the recycled and organic products we instantly felt like we needed to do something with it. We started researching the clothing industry and what we read both frightened but motivated us. Did you for example know that it takes up to 2700 liter of water to make one t-shirt? That's enough for one person to drink for 900 days! Pretty scary. 95% of the water used for our organic t-shirts come from the monsoon rain fall and has a 90% reduction on the carbon footprint. This is worth sharing! 

We are located in both Sweden and Australia and are always open to collaborate with other designers or creative people. Let's work together for a fair and eco-friendly world.

Thanks for choosing us!

Rebecka and Ryan

Guaranteed Good

All of our products, both recycled and organic, are a part of the Fair Wear Foundation, which is an independent, non-profit organization whose main focus is to improve the working conditions in the textile industry. Everyone on this planet has a right to a safe and healthy work environment, to be paid a living wage and to be free from harassment and fair working hours. As a member of the Fair Wear Foundation the factory must implement a Code of Conduct:

  • No use of child labour
  • No use of forced labour
  • Safe and healthy working conditions
  • Legal labour contracts
  • Payment of living wage
  • Freedom of association and the right to collective bargaining
  • No discrimination against employees
  • No excessive hours of work

The production process of our organic clothing

Our organic products are ethically made and most importantly manufactured solely using sustainable energy generated from wind and solar power. The garments are made in manufacturing facilities in India powered by wind turbines, from low impact organic cotton under the Global Organic Textile Standard (G.O.T.S) and certified by the Soil Association (UK). G.O.T.S covers the production, processing, manufacturing, packaging, labelling, export, import and distribution to ensure that no harm has been done during the whole process. 

The production process of our recycled clothing

Our recycled products are certified in accordance with the Global Recycled Standard and the Organic Content Standard by Control Union Certifications, licence CU 828402. In other words, this means that the whole supply chain has been checked and reports traceability, environmental principles, social requirements and labelling. This also means that the traceability and integrity of the raw materials during all the manufacturing stages has been checked. The GRS ensures accurate content claims, good working conditions, and that harmful environmental and chemical impacts are minimized. 

 

Stockist

Would you like to become a wholesaler of True Threads sustainable clothing? Send a message to us at sales@truethreads.se and let's talk! We always like to collaborate with likeminded businesses!

Currently you can find our products at:

- Thread Harvest (Sydney, Australia)
- Collab Store (Fremantle, Australia)
- Common Ground Collective (Fremantle Australia)
- Thrive Store (Gothenburg, Sweden)
- Frachtgold (Husum, Germany)