Overall Rating: Silver

Shop: Mens | Womens

Home Country: The Netherlands

“Circular denim”

MUD Jeans focuses on three pillars (circular economy, fair production, and positive activism) to radically change the fashion industry. They produce men and women jeans from organic and recycled cotton and keep a circular production, meaning they take care of the products they produce even after a consumer has used them.

Overall Rating: Silver

Shop: Mens | Womens

Home Country: The Netherlands

“Circular denim”

Eco-Stylist Silver
MUD Jeans focuses on three pillars (circular economy, fair production, and positive activism) to radically change the fashion industry. They produce men and women jeans from organic and recycled cotton and keep a circular production, meaning they take care of the products they produce even after a consumer has used them.

Transparency

Three Leaves Earned
Rated: Excellent
  • The locations, names, and products made in each factory are listed in MUD Jeans’ Sustainability Report.
  • They also provide detailed information about factories and suppliers on their website.
  • Each product is linked to the factory it was made in.
  • MUD Jeans participated in Fashion Revolution’s Who Made My Clothes Campaign.

Fair Labor

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good
  • MUD Jeans has a Code of Conduct that all of their suppliers must abide by.
  • Fair Wear Foundation assesses their first-tier facilities regularly.
  • When suppliers are not meeting expectations, MUD Jeans has a remediation plan.
  • With guidance from the UN Sustainable Development Goals and their Code of Conduct, MUD Jeans is working towards paying workers a living wage.
  • MUD Jeans partners with Sea Shepherd to raise awareness about the state of the ocean.
  • MUD Jeans can improve Fair Labor by ensuring all workers involved in the making of their products are paid a living wage.

Sustainably Made

Three Leaves Earned
Rated: Excellent
  • MUD Jeans uses the UN Sustainable Development Goals to assess, improve, and create their goals.
  • They also use a Life Cycle Assessment, found in their Sustainability Report, to understand the environmental impact of each product.
  • MUD Jeans has carbon offsetting efforts, water conservation efforts through their dye and recycling practices, and their fabric mill is energy self-sufficient.
  • Their Indigo Dystar Dye is Cradle to Cradle certified, their Dry Indigo is Aitex certified, their fabric mill uses foam dye, and Yousstex recycles 95% of their water.
  • They are Oeko-Tex certified and Nordic Swan Ecolabel certified.
  • As explained in their Sustainability Report, MUD Jeans are circular; their products can be bought or leased, jeans are returned MUD Jeans and sold as used or recycled to be used to create a new pair of jeans.
  • They also have a free repair service.
  • The paper tags on their products are Cradle to Cradle certified and their packaging is recyclable.
  • They are GOTSGRS, and OCS certified.

Last Updated: 03/28/21.

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