A REACTION TO THE PLASTIC WASTE
We care about life and our planet, yet about 8 million tons of plastic enters the oceans every year, severely damaging the marine life and the place they calls home. That’s why we believe plastic should not end up in nature. We have even made it our purpose: Let’s reduce plastic waste, together!
Plastic is all around us. From single use plastic bags, to fashion items, refrigerator and computers. The moment we discard it, we see it as waste. But is it? At Bagz we look at plastic waste as raw material.
Waste2Wear produces fabrics and textile products from recycled plastic bottles since 2008. The company started off as a spin-off of Vision Textiles, a company established in China since 1998 by the Dutch textile engineer Monique Maissan with the objective of producing high-quality garments in a responsible way.
Nowadays they employ 80 employees, covering almost 20 nationalities and have offices in nine countries around the world Read more
We use Control Union, Global Recycled Standard to secure our material is made from reycled PET bottles and other plastic waste.
The Global Recycled Standard (GRS) was originally developed by Control Union Certiﬁcations in 2008 and ownership was passed to the Textile Exchange on 1 January 2011. The GRS is an international, voluntary, full product standard that sets requirements for third- party certiﬁcation of recycled content, chain of custody, social and environmental practices and chemical restrictions.
The Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI) is a leading supply chain management system that supports companies to drive social compliance and improvements within the factories and farms in their global supply chains. BSCI implements the principle international labour standards protecting workers’ rights such as International Labor Organization (ILO) conventions and declarations, the United Nations (UN) Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and guidelines for multinational enterprises of the Organization for Economic Co -operation and Development (OECD)