‘KLAIMET® RECYCLING PROCESS
´Klaimet® combines sustainable values and high quality. We are committed to use only 100% recycled plastic and textile waste as raw material.
Textile industry’s cotton waste makes up half of our raw materials. The other half, PET plastic, is widely used in plastic bottles. First cotton waste is mechanically shredded into fine fibers and then blended with PET fibers to produce fabric.
The final garment is a combination of great fit, high quality, and true sustainability. By choosing a ‘Klaimet product®, you are able to start a journey towards a sustainable textile industry.
SPOT THE DIFFERENCE
Don’t get fooled. Organic cotton sounds good, but does little to solve the environmental burden caused by the linear fashion industry, cotton farming, and the use of virgin raw materials. Instead, the linear supply chains need to be changed into circular ones. By doing so, ‘Klaimet® decreases the negative environmental effects caused by the linear supply chains and the amount of waste that’s being dumped to the landfills as you read.
THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT WHEN CHOOSING ONE ‘KLAIMET® SWEATSHIRT:
WATER LITRES SAVED
GRAMS LESS CO2 EMISSIONS
RECYCLED BOTTLES USED
PRODUCED IN EU AREA
M2 OF LAND USE NEEDED
KWH OF ENERGY SAVED
’Klaimet® products are made from materials, and by partners, which are certified with these standards. The certificates guarantee that ‘Klaimet® products are produced according to the highest social, ethical and environmental standards.
GLOBAL RECYCLED STANDARD
The Global Recycled Standard is a certification for recycled materials used in products. It is intended for companies that are making and/or selling products with recycled content. The standard applies to the full supply chain and addresses traceability, environmental principles, social requirements, and labeling.
THE GLOBAL COMPACT
A United Nations’ initiative to encourage business worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies. The Global Compact is a principle-based framework for businesses, stating ten principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. GC is the world’s largest corporate citizenship initiative with two objectives: “mainstream the ten principles in business activities around the world” and “catalyze actions in support of broader UN goals, such as the Millenium Development Goals“.
OEKO-TEX STANDARD 100
An independent testing and certification system for textiles, raw materials, intermediate and end-products at all stages of production. Testing for harmful substances includes: illegal substances, legally regulated substances, known harmful (but not legally regulated) chemicals as well as parameters for health care. In their entirety the requirements clearly exceed existing national legislation.
Amfori BSCI is an initiative for businesses to improve, represent and certify their sustainability and fair practices. Amfori BSCI includes the code of conduct for 11 different principles to ensure better working conditions, ethical business practices and support for sustainable development for example.