I’m LENZING™ ECOVERO™ Viscose
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.
Read on to discover more!
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
Fabrics that are given a Low Impact status, are those in which the fibres have low water consumption, low green house gas emissions and a smaller environmental footprint overall. It is to be used as a guide to making greener choices
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.
Low Impact Dyes
Low impact dye doesn’t contain any toxic chemicals or heavy metals and doesn’t require toxic mordants which are substances that fix dyes to fabrics. They require significantly less water during the dyeing process, which reduces overall water consumption and waste
Natural fibres are materials made from naturally occurring substances produced by plants and animals and they are biodegradable
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
Garments which do not contain any animal derived material and weren’t produced involving any animals
We use tools provided by the Sustainable Apparel Coalition to calculate how much Carbon is emitted from each of our garments throughout its journey through the supply chain. The Low Carbon credential is granted to products that release fewer than 10kg CO2 per kg of fabric produced
LENZING™ ECOVERO™ is a viscose fibre made from sustainable wood pulp. It boasts up to 50% lower emissions and water use than conventional viscose. LENZING™ ECOVERO™ has an EU Ecolabel certification for its environmental excellence from raw material to final garment, to assure you of its responsible practices.
ECOVERO™ has a silk-like quality to it, with a smooth texture and brilliant colours. Its long fibres make it easy to care for and help add longevity to pieces.
This garment drapes beautifully and is fully biodegradable!
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.