Sustainable Materials 

InWear believes in respecting people and the natural world. As Danes we grow up with a profound connection to nature, and the brand is committed to driving positive change for the future.

Facts

Organic cotton is a natural fiber, that comes from the cotton plant, produced to organic agricultural standards.

 

Characteristics

Cotton is a soft, absorbent and breathable fiber.

 

The benefits 

• No toxic chemicals are used in the growing of organic cotton

• Better health for farmers, since they are not exposed to toxic chemicals in the field or through their food and water supply

• Reducing poverty for cotton farmers and workers on cotton farms through higher yields

 • The farming methods support biodiversity and healthy ecosystems, which improve the quality of soil.

 

BCI Cotton

Cotton is a soft, absorbent and breathable f iber. The Better Cotton Initiative is a non-prof it organisation that works to provide training with farmers on how to use water eff iciently, care for the health of the soil and natural habitats, reduce use of the most harmful chemicals and respect the rights and wellbeing of workers’.

 

Facts

Recycled polyester is a material that has been recycled f rom used materials. The most common source of raw materials for recycled polyester is old PET bottles and raw material waste from manufacturing industry.

 

Characteristics

Polyester fibres are extremely strong, durable and have wrinkle free properties.

 

The benefits 

• Lessens our dependence on petroleum as a source of raw materials

• Requires 33% to 53% less energy than virgin fiber

• Keeps bottles out of landfills

 • It is recyclable.

 

Facts

Tencel f ibers are derived f rom sustainable wood sources, harvested f rom certif ied and controlled sources. Tencel f ibers are produced in an environmentally responsible closed loop production process (based on solventspinning).

 

Characteristics

Soft, breathable, lightweight and comfortable.

 

The benefits 

• The fibers are derived from sustainable wood sources.

• 99% of the water and solvents used in production are recycled and used again.

• The pulp is dissolved in a non-toxic organic solvent

 • The manufacturing process is reasonably low in water intensity and reasonably low in energy intensity

• The solvent is recycled in a closed-loop process which results in low emissions

 

Facts

Linen is a natural fiber derived from the flax plant. 

 

Characteristics

Light, breathable, naturally textured and have good strength. 

 

The benefits 

•  Linen is among the strongest of the vegetable fibers, with 2 to 3 times the strength of cotton

• Flax is an excellent rotation crop and grows quickly

  

Facts

EcoVero is a f iber made f rom wood pulp, f rom sustainable forestry plantations, that are independently certified by industry-leading associations. 

 

Characteristics

Pleasant on the skin, breathable.

 

The benefits 

•  The production of the wood takes place in a closed system

• Use of certified and controlled sustainable wood sources (FSC® or PEFC® certified)

• 50% less emissions than generic viscose

 • 50% less energy and water than generic viscose

• Fiber identification technology, so it is possible to identify the fiber in the final product

  
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