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Our pick of the UK’s best eco-friendly and ethical businesses

Here at AMWRAP we are very concerned about the climate crisis the world is facing. I am sure you are too. When we started the business we made a pledge to be as eco-friendly and ethical as we possibly could in our production and trading.  We share our office, most of our materials and equipment with Kirsty’s business Double Thumbs Up which has saved us unnecessarily buying lots of new stuff. We have a stock of cellophane wrappers for our greetings cards and prints which we are in the process of phasing out in favour of clear biodegradable bags. Our...

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What is the difference between Fairtrade and Fair Wear?

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What is the difference between Fairtrade and Fair Wear?

What is the difference between Fairtrade and Fair Wear? To produce AMWRAP’s clothing, we use a drop-shipping company called Inkthreadable which is local to us in Blackburn, Lancashire. We decided to work with Inkthreadable as they operate under strict ethical and environmentally friendly policies. Our apparel range is printed by Inkthreadable on garments designed and produced by the Belgian clothing manufacturer Stanley/Stella. The brand embraces Fair Wear Foundation initiatives. 100% of their cotton is certified organic. The other materials that they use are highly ranked on the “sustainability scale”. They are PETA certified, using 100% vegan materials. They work with...

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