Merino Wool is a completely natural fibre, it is grown by Merino Sheep. Made by nature merino wool is completely biodegradable. Your socks do need the small percentage of elastane to keep them up and the nylon gives that little bit of extra strength to help with wear.
PackagingOur new packaging has been designed with no plastic hangers. Our printers are committed to the continued protection of our fragile environment and have instituted a number of policies designed to improve the sustainability of the business and its impact on the environment.
They use certified stock where possible - stock processed from timber that has been legally harvested with a minimum of environmental harm thereby ensuring economical, ecological and socially sound outcomes. Using sustainably sourced paper and board, plus recycled paper options, and use only soya-based inks and water soluble wash-up products.
The inks are Soy Based which is 100% environmentally safe.
Their plates are CTP Chemical Free so no chemicals are used when producing our plates ready for printing and our wash up is done using only water.
Compostable Courier Bags / 100% Recycled Courier Bags
Depending on availability we use R3pack's range of compostable bags or 100% Recycled bags.
Compostable Courier bags are made with corn starch, PLA and PBAT. These compostable bags are certified to comply with the International Standards for home and commercial composting.
R3pack's 100% recycled courier bags are made from post-consumer and post-industrial material, these bags are made entirely out of waste. Even the packaging bag and removable adhesive backing is from recycled materials.
Made in New Zealand
Our manufacturer believes heavily in sustainability and is based right here in New Zealand. They utilise strategic partnerships with factories who have signed declarations promoting ethical employment. Our manufacturer chooses to actively manage their consumables and are always looking to reduce the impact of this consumption.
Water: Sourced from local sources and all waste water is treated via local treatment plants
Power: Is sourced from local rain fed renewable resources continuing to drive their power consumption down, via the use of Industry 4.0 methodology.
Emissions: Natural gas is used for firing its boiler. Natural gas much more efficient and cleaner than other forms of firing such as heavy oil or diesel.
100% Recycled Paper
Our invoices are printed on 100% recycled chlorine free copy paper (PEFC recycled)
Living Wage is a fantastic initiative which recognises the economic inequality which sadly exists in our society. By supporting Living Wage, we are acknowledging the challenges hard working New Zealanders face to meet the basic needs of their families.
We strive to create and maintain a supportive, fun, and nurturing work environment for our team which extends to support a healthy work life balance. Fair financial remuneration plays an important part in keeping this balance.
We are proud to be an accredited Living Wage employer and be part of this growing movement.
We are part of the CarbonClick climate action movement, reducing the environmental impact of e-commerce.
There’s only one thing we’re more passionate about than our business… the planet! This is why we’re making an effort to use sustainable practices in every part of our business. We’ve teamed up with CarbonClick, a New Zealand company making it easy for people and businesses to help fight climate change.
CarbonClick looks like a green button at checkout. When you click it, a small contribution is added to your basket which purchases carbon offsets. These offsets reduce the environmental impact of the carbon emissions related to the purchase. CarbonClick’s offsets fund forest restoration, tree planting, and renewable energy projects around the world. We’re proud to be part of the fight against climate change.
We’ll be making our own contributions, and changing our practices to reduce our carbon footprint. We hope you’ll join us in creating a sustainable future, by choosing to CarbonClick with your purchase.