'blank' tee - white
made of a fine yarn of a cotton and polyester blend, made from recycled plastic bottles and the offcuts from the production of orfanic tees.
ensurinf nothinf foes to waste.
TRUE TO ACTUAL SIZE
Source: Tees and Coffee
Tees and Coffee is a sustainable brand founded by two teenagers at college. They are selling t-shirts made from recycled organic cotton and recycled plastic bottles, as well as reusable, biodegradable coffee cups. Off-cuts of the organic cotton production processes are shredded to turn them back into soft fibres. Fibres made from recycled plastic bottles are then added, before being spun into a fine yarn which is woven to create the material for the clothing. This process is Global Recycle Standard certified, as well as Organic Content Standard. The factory is a member of the Fair Wear Foundation, which assures that the factory has high ethical standards. The factory is located in India, since there is already a lot of clothing production there: meaning easy access to organic cotton off-cuts.
The reusable coffee cups are made from wheat straw, a by-product of cereal plants: a perfect replacement for plastic disposable products. The cups are made in China, where wheat straw is a waste product that is usually burned. The clothing is PETA-approved vegan, however, for the coffee cups, this is unknown. The clothing is printed in the UK, by themselves or by a local company. Tees and Coffee gives the option for all items ordered to purchase 10 trees for £1.20 and supports two environmental organisations: Offset Earth and Rising Forests.
Shipping rate: £4.00 in the UK
Delivery time: 3 days
Address: No physical store, but pick-up possible in Southampton.