...probably the most ethically-traded garments on the planet!
We are proud to be a UK partner and distributor of NEUTRAL clothing, made from certified Fairtrade Organic Cotton and produced to the highest Ethical and Environmental standards.
NEUTRAL term it "Certified Responsibility" and all of their garments come with swing tags displaying each certification the garments hold.
There are 6 certifications to look out for...
100% organic cotton by GOTS Sustainable Textile methods certified and
inspected by Control Union. The aim of the standard is to ensure the textiles
are made using organic raw materials and environmentally and socially responsible
methods. License no. CU810963
The official EU label for Greener Products. Ecolabelled products have a
comparatively modest impact on air, water, soil, quality, natural resource
consumption, global warming and biodiversity. Products must pass rigorous
environmental fitness tests, with results verified by an independent body.
The label adorns top performing products only. License no. DK/016/049
The Fairtrade Certification Mark is your independent guarantee that the cotton
in this product has been certified in accordance with international Fairtrade
License no. 19007
SA8000 is based on the principles of international human rights norms. It
measures the performance of companies in eight key areas: child labour,
forced labour, health and safety, free association and collective bargaining,
discrimination, disciplinary practices, working hours and compensation.
Renewable energy powers the Neutral® production. That way, making
Neutral® clothing contributes to cleaner environments and fights climate
change. In times of surplus, energy not needed for production is directed to
The Oeko-Tex Standard 100 comprehensively addresses the human ecology
component of textile products. It evaluates and screens for any harmful
substances present within processed textiles, which are intended to come
into contact with consumers. License no. ZHGO 034436
NEUTRAL pride themselves on upholding the highest Environmental standards, and "Certified Responsibility" also encompases a strong commitment to Ethics,
making sure workers are looked after.
Here are just a few facts...
FACT #1 - Yoga Lessons
All factory workers are offered Yoga lessons! It's good for their mind, body & spirit and makes a happier, productive workforce.
FACT #2 - Wind Power
Wind Power is the main power source, providing 4 times as much energy as is used, with the surplus being put into the network to benefit the community.
FACT #3 - More Sugar Please!
Instead of spraying the Cotton with chemical pesticides, plants are sprayed with sugar water. Ants love sugar and see the plant as their larder, defending it against pests!
FACT #4 - Waste Water
Waste water is purified, recycled and reused to ensure no resources are wasted.
FACT #5 - Dyes
All dyes used are environmentally friendly, and only organic softeners are used because they are less harmful.
FACT #6 - A Button Made of Cotton.
Normally buttons are made from plastic or metal, but why not make buttons from Cotton waste instead? ...that's exactly what NEUTRAL do!
We have several NEUTRAL garments available, in a range of colours and sizes.
Click the images below to view available sizes, colours and a description of the garment's features.
...want more info? Call us now! (01654) 710 137