Overall Rating: Certified

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Home Country: USA

“1 lb. of trash removed from waterways with every purchase”

United by Blue is a great outdoor apparel and attractive casual wear brand that removes 1 lb. of trash from our waterways with every single purchase. This Philadelphia, PA based B Corporation sells clothes, accessories and gear for sustainable living.

Overall Rating: Certified

Shop: Mens | Womens

Home Country: USA

“1 lb. of trash removed from waterways with every purchase”

Eco-Stylist Certified
United by Blue is a great outdoor apparel and attractive casual wear brand that removes 1 lb. of trash from our waterways with every single purchase. This Philadelphia, PA based B Corporation sells clothes, accessories and gear for sustainable living.

Transparency

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good
  • United by Blue discloses the locations, certifications, and conditions of their entire factory list.
  • United by Blue backs up their transparency with third-party certifications.
  • Transparency can be improved by sharing more detailed information on the sourcing of raw materials.

Fair Labor

One Leaf Earned
Rated: Fair
  • United by Blue’s Global Organic Textile Standard and Fair Wear certifications ensure they produce the majority of their garments in factories where makers earn a living wage.
  • United by Blue can improve Fair Labor by having a public code of conduct that assesses factories compliance with international labor standards and investing in worker benefits and well-being programs.

Sustainably Made

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good
  • United by Blue demonstrates a commitment to environmental sustainability by using certified organic cotton and prioritizing efforts where their environmental impacts are greatest, such as their campaign to get rid of single use plastic within their company by Spring 2020.
  • United by Blue uses some recycled and deadstock material with plans to expand.
  • They avoid chemicals that are hard on the planet.
  • United by Blue has a repair service for bags and jackets.
  • Sustainably Made can be improved by investing more in circularity; taking responsibility for their products at the end of the consumers use.

Last Updated: 03/28/21.

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