I’m 100% Organic Merino Wool

I’m 100% Organic Merino Wool

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Did you know the tag is completely natural and biodegradable? Made with FSC certified paper, cotton twine and a compostable lock mechanism made out of corn starch!

At Baukjen we take every care to create great quality designs and love sharing what’s behind each piece with our customers. We take the planet and people seriously. We are not perfect and are on a journey to do better every day. Giving you transparency is important, so you know where we are now and where we are going.

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Sustainable attributes:

Made in Europe
Products with this certification are solely Made in Europe. The total distance travelled as a garment is greatly reduced compared to production in countries further away. This minimises the carbon footprint to minimise our impact on the planet
Low Water Use
Water is a precious natural resource. We use tools provided by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition to work out how much water is consumed by each of our garments throughout its journey in the supply chain. The Low Water Use credential is granted to products which consume fewer than 10 cubic metres of water per kg of fabric produced.
Mulesing free
The practice of mulesing is an unnecessary and painful process for sheep. Therefore we only work with mills that source their wool from mulesing free suppliers
Natural fibres
Natural fibres are materials made from naturally occurring substances produced by plants and animals and they are biodegradable
Organic means that the clothing is made from raw materials raised or grown in compliance with organic agricultural standards
Ethically made
Garments that are ethically made have come from factories that have signed our code of conduct ensuring the highest ethical standards are met. These include living wages, safe conditions, regulated working hours and strictly no child labour

Merino wool is one of the most special wools in the world, being softer and easier to care for than cashmere. Organic is better for the sheep and the health of our soils and water. It is a superfine and long fibre, which helps keep yarn looking great throughout the years. The result is that Merino garments are warm, moisture-wicking, lightweight and breathable. You’ll be happy to know that all of our wool is also mulesing free, meaning that no animal has been harmed in the making of our garments. Wearing this piece feels like a warm hug!

We hope you enjoy wearing this piece knowing special care has been put into its creation.

You can read all about caring for this item here.

We deeply care about our impact and are proud to be the Highest Scoring B Corp in Fashion in the UK, second highest in Europe. We work with key organisations to create a greener and fairer world, including The Fashion Pact, UN Fashion Charter, Global Environment Facility and Sustainable Apparel Coalition.

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