Q: How much are people who make the Tencel® range paid?
A: People Tree will be able to secure larger orders, create more job positions and continue to create positive social impact by actively supporting our Fair Trade producer partner Creative Handicrafts, providing technical assistance and training to improve their skills working with Tencel®.
A: Tencel® is a softer and silky alternative sustainable fabric to organic cotton. Following the successful launch of the SS17 Tencel® capsule, we believe expanding the range is one of the best ways for the business to grow.
Q: What makes Tencel® environmentally sustainable?
Q: Is People Tree's Tencel® endangering forests?
A: We use Tencel® from the Lenzing Group. Tencel® is a luxury cellulose fibre made from wood pulp. The fibre production is extremely eco-friendly due to the award-winning closed loop manufacturing system used.
A: Creative Handicrafts is a WFTO certified enterprise and is dedicated to the 10 Principles of Fair Trade, covering fair wages, working conditions, transparency, capacity building, environmental best practice and gender equality.
A: Yarn comes from the Lenzing Group. This is woven and dyed by one of People Tree approved fabric suppliers. The pieces are tailored by Creative Handicrafts, People Tree’s Fair Trade producer partner based in Mumbai, India.
Q: Who supplies and produces the Tencel® range?
A: Lenzing Group follows a thorough wood and pulp policy and sources exclusively from non-controversial sources, working with suppliers participating in credible forest certification programs.
A: Tencel® fabric carries the OEKO-TEX® 100 certification, an international standard developed in 1992 to certify that it contains no harmful substances.
Q: Why is People Tree introducing Tencel® into its collections and crowdfunding to expand the range?
Q: Is People Tree's Tencel® certified?
Q: How is People Tree going to use the money raised?