August 30, 2017
Keeping it green - Hotmilk's commitment to the environment

Here at Hotmilk we understand the ever-growing pressures placed on our environment and we do our utmost best to minimize the harmful effects materialism has on our planet and its people. To showcase how much we care, we thought we'd let you know exactly what we do to help minimize our footprint.

No More Hangers

We’ve significantly reduced our waste by not having every garment come from our factory on a hanger. This has resulted in 100,000 less hangers for the rubbish dump every year!

Keeping The World Green

We are passionate about recycling and using products that have minimal impact on the environment. Within our office and warehouse we have a strict recycling policy which includes:

  • All boxes are flat packed and recycled
  • All products are delivered without coat hangers to reduce the amount of plastic consumed within our environment.
  • We make a conservative effort to reduce in house printing and all waste paper is recycled
  • We use Ecostore products for cleaning
  • Energy saving lightbulbs are used where possible.

Selecting the Right Factory

We are very selective when it comes to choosing our manufacturing partners. There are a variety of different Certification Codes that manufacturing factories can adhere to for Quality, Health & Safety, Environment and Social Responsibility. We choose to use factories who comply with the following certification.

BSCI – certification for safe and improved working conditions in the global supply chain.

SGS - a multinational company headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland which provides inspection, verification, testing and certification services.

Testtex - the world leader in electromagnetic non-destructive testing (NDT), who continually define the state-of-the-art for the testing of ferrous and non-ferrous materials and structures.

WRAP – certification for safe, lawful, humane and ethical manufacturing around the world through certification and education.

OEKO - an independent testing and certification system for textile products from all stages of production (fibres, yarns, fabrics, ready-to-use end products, including accessories) along the textile value chain.

 

 

Intertek - Worldwide group of testing laboratories who ensure the quality and safety of their products, processes and systems.

Bureau Veritas - a global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC), delivering high quality services to help clients meet the growing challenges of quality, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.

Choosing the Best Courier

We choose to use a variety of courier companies across the globe, all of who have great Environmental Polices.

Toll Priority Environmental Policy
Fedex Environmental Policy
Parcel Force Environmental Policy
Royal Mail Environmental Policy
Australia Post Environmental Policy
USPS Environmental Policy
NZ Couriers Environmental Policy

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