Overall Rating: Certified

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Home Country: UK

“Create and sell custom made tees”

Teemill makes t-shirts for start ups, charities, campaigns, artists, social media, and other groups looking to wear or sell t-shirts for fundraising and profits. They are a leader in creating sustainable shirts as they have created a circular production cycle; when customers are done with their shirts, they can be sent back to Teemill to be recycled and made into new products.

Overall Rating: Certified

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Home Country: UK

“Create and sell custom made tees”

Eco-Stylist Certified
Teemill makes t-shirts for start ups, charities, campaigns, artists, social media, and other groups looking to wear or sell t-shirts for fundraising and profits. They are a leader in creating sustainable shirts as they have created a circular production cycle; when customers are done with their shirts, they can be sent back to Teemill to be recycled and made into new products.

Transparency

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good
  • The organic cotton used to produce Teemill’s garments is grown in the North of India.
  • Teemill takes you through the manufacturing journey of their t-shirt, Check out how Teemill T-Shirts are made here and here.
  • Teemills factory in India is SA8000 and GOTS certified.
  • Teemill owns their factory in the UK.
  • Teemill can improve Transparency by disclosing more information about their factories such as the wages they are paying their makers.

Fair Labor

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good
  • Teemill factories are GOTS certified which limits the use of toxic and harmful chemicals during production.
  • Cotton farmers receive guaranteed prices from the regional government.
  • Teemill reinvest in their infrastructure by making the maker’s work environment clean and positive.
  • Teemill can improve Fair Labor by investing in more wellbeing services such as health care, child care, education, and bonuses. 

Sustainably Made

Three Leaves Earned
Rated: Excellent
  • Teemill recycles and filters water in India.
  • Teemill uses plastic free packaging and their production waste is used within their packaging.
  • Teemill makes their clothes with renewable energy in the UK and India.
  • Teemill invests in circularity by upcycling (using unwanted garments to make new products) and taking back unwanted garments.
  • Teemill is vegan friendly.
  • Teemill eliminates waste from production by upcycling the parts of the organic cotton plant not used when making a t-shirt; Waste seeds are pressed and then sold for organic cow feed and vegetable oil is squeezed out.
  • Teemill invest in circularity by cleaning, filtering, and reducing the water they use in production.
  • They also remake t-shirts from recycled material; Their t-shirts are designed to be remade. (you can send your t-shirt back to Teemill)
  • Teemill’s entire supply chain is powered by renewable energy.

Last Updated: 03/28/21.

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