Shop by Conscious Credos

When it comes to being sustainable in the fashion landscape, there is no single definition or methodology. We created the Conscious Credos because what might be relevant for one brand, product or consumer may not be relevant for the next.

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Artisanal products are produced in limited quantities, often using traditional methods by skilled craftsmen and women.
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Biodegradable is anything capable of being broken down especially into innocuous products or materials by the action of living things (such as microorganisms).
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Charitable products are produced with the intention of donating proceeds back to charitable organizations or supporting the local communities where the products are made.
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Circular Economy

The Circular Economy can be defined as any item that is designed, sourced, produced and provided with the intention to be used and circulated responsibly and effectively in society for as long as possible in their most valuable form, and hereafter return safely to the biosphere when no longer of human use, thus reducing waste that ends up in landfills.
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Cruelty Free

Cruelty Free products are developed or produced without inhumane testing on animals.
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Efficient Energy Use

Efficient Energy Use is the conservation of energy through the use of renewable energy sources (like solar panels), green building practices and eco-friendly manufacturing methods to reduce energy waste.
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Less Chemicals

Less Chemicals is reducing the use and release of hazardous chemicals or using a non-toxic alternative.
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Less Water

Less Water used to manufacture than standard practices thereby reducing water waste.
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Living Wage

Living Wage is offering workers, manufacturers and sub-contractors a wage, relative to their place of residence, that enables them to afford food, clothing, housing, transportation, and education and the ability to collective bargain and negotiate without retribution.
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Made in the USA

Made in the USA is anything produced by local community businesses to support domestic employment and to minimize carbon footprint from transportation.
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Recycled is anything produced with recycled, reclaimed or upcycled materials that have been extracted and reconditioned for a new use.
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Respectful & Secure Work Environment

Respectful and Secure Working Environments are inspected for safety, harmful conditions and free from discrimination. Promoting health, safety, financial inclusion, diversity and gender equality.
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Reversing Climate Change

Reversing Climate Change is capturing and reducing carbon in the atmosphere by means of manufacturing, off-set or lifecycle.
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Supply Chain Transparency

Supply Chain Transparency offers accessible and detailed information about all levels of the supply chain from sourcing to the end of the products life cycle. Also applies to Traceability or tracking where and how a product is made to ensure sustainability and credibility.
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Sustainable Material

Sustainable Material pertains to organic materials like cotton that are grown using less water and without the use of harmful pesticides, herbicides, and genetically modified seeds (GMOs); natural materials like hemp, linen or wool; or cellulosic fibers like Tencel, Lyocell or Modal if they are harvested from sustainable forests and have closed loop manufacturing processes to eliminate chemical disposal.
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Vegan refers to no animal being harmed or used in the making.