Words I use

A list of my designer criteria and their definitions

  • Organic: use organic textiles (grown without the use of pesticides or herbicides)
  • Renewable: use renewable resources such as plant fibre-based textiles
  • Biodegradable: use biodegradable materials
  • Recycable: use recycled and recyclable materials
  • Fair labour: made by consenting adults who are paid a fair, livable wage; have the freedom to unionize; work in a safe environment with strict health and safety regulations; don't work overtime; have regular work breaks; receive health benefits; have paid leave; have paid sick days
  • Non-toxic: no use of harmful chemicals
  • Cruelty-free: no use of animal skins or furs, unless from second-hand sources; source wool from humanely treated animals