Ethically made T shirts and Sweatshirts from Rock On Ruby
Ok, so you're here cos you probably watched that Blue Planet by David Attenborough... or you watched that documentary that Stacey Dooley did, and whilst you reeeeally want a new T shirt, you're just feeling a tiny bit guilty about buying that's going
Well DON'T WORRY. We totally saw that documentary too. And we decided then and there that things had to change.
In 2016, we decided to make the switch to ethical, fairwear clothing (read more about this in our interview with Ethical Market here) we wanted to be proud of the garments that we were selling, and as our main aim was to try and make a business that would provid a living for us, it seems only fair that this should be the same for the people who make our clothing too. We switched from our previous sweatshirt supplier to a new manufacturer that are:
This means that they are approved by the Fairwear Foundation. Th Foundaiton is wokring to ensure that all the clothing we sell is ethically made and provides garment workers in factories with better working conditions.
- The workers Employment is freely chosen
- There is no discrimination in Employment
- No exploitation of Child Labour
- The right of all workers to form and join trade unions and bargain collectively shall be recognised.
- Payment of a living wage
- Reasonable hours of work
- Safe and healthy working conditions
- Legally binding employment relationship
Oeko Tex Approved
Ok, bear with us as this is about to get Science-y...
The STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX® is a worldwide, independent testing and certification system for raw, semi-finished, and finished textile products at all processing levels. A valid OEKO-TEX® certificate produced by a supplier provides us independent proof of the product being harmless to health.