CONCERN FOR THE WELL BEING OF ANIMALS USED IN THE PRODUCTION OF YARNS
NEW ENGLAND 100% EXTRAFINE MERINO WOOL
Made from 100% ultrafine merino fleece. The emblem of UPW’s commitment to sustainability, quality and affordability. The fibres are carefully dyed in own dye houses and skilfully blended to achieve a vibrancy and depth of color which can only be created by fibre dye methods. Expert technicians spin the fibres with care and finesse to create a yarn with exceptional qualities
UPW's ANIMAL WELFARE POLICY IS A CORE PART OF THEIR VALUES
UPW are fully committed to using responsibly sources raw materials, including the use of fibres derived from animals This animal welfare policy is a fundamental part of the UPW core values - a commitment to uphold their principles for all fibres and products that they source.
UPW source all their products with integrity, to uphold the highest quality of their products and to honour their ethical standing with a genuine respect for social responsibility, sustainability and the environment.
Striving for a sustainable supply chain continues to be one UPW's core missions. 60% of the water used in the dye process is recycled back into production through high powered wastewater treatment plants. All chemicals used must meet strict toxicity and biodegradability criteria.
UPW yarns are all dyed and spun at own facilities in Dongguan, China. UPW owns and operated their spinning mills and dye houses. They are awarded OEKO-TEX 100 already back in 1999. Since their start they have taken an holistic approach to sutainability and continue to search for innovative technologies to enable them to be a clean manufacturer, early adopter and industry leader.