Sustainable Garments For Custom Apparel
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Sustainable Garments For Custom Apparel

Seeking sustainable options for custom apparel projects?

Are you searching for the perfect sustainable apparel for your custom screenprint order? You've probably seen the word sustainable thrown around a lot nowadays; it sounds like a buzzword at this point- which, in some cases, it can be.  But in our case, we take sustainability very seriously, and we’re here to help you narrow down your options for some sustainable wardrobe staples.

Since 2009, we’ve printed on many sustainable items, so we know something about what’s considered a good-quality sustainable garment. AKA, some great canvases for screen printing or embroidery.

We’re here to list some of our favorite sustainable staples and explain the benefits of using eco-friendly threads for your custom apparel order.

Let’s get into it, shall we? 

First Thing First: Why Is Sustainable Apparel Important?

Using sustainable garments can be beneficial for your clothing brand in several ways:

  1. Positive Brand Image: Consumers are becoming more environmentally conscious and actively seeking brands prioritizing sustainability. Using sustainable garments, your brand can create a positive image as an environmentally responsible and conscious brand, attracting more customers and increasing brand loyalty.
  2. Improved Reputation: By using sustainable garments, your brand can establish a socially responsible and environmentally friendly reputation. This can help improve your brand's reputation and credibility in the eyes of customers, stakeholders, and the broader community.
  3. Increased Sales: Studies have shown that consumers are willing to pay more for sustainable and environmentally friendly products. Using sustainable garments, your brand can attract these consumers, increase sales, and generate higher revenues.
  4. Reduced Environmental Impact: The fashion industry is one of the most polluting industries in the world, and using sustainable garments can help reduce the environmental impact of your brand's operations. Using sustainable fabrics and production methods, your brand can help reduce waste, conserve resources, and minimize pollution.

By prioritizing sustainability, your brand can demonstrate a commitment to social and environmental responsibility and become a leader in the sustainable fashion movement.

Ready for some examples that are perfect for custom apparel?

Overall, sustainable garments can be suitable for your clothing brand to build a positive brand image, improve reputation, increase sales, and reduce environmental impact.  

1. econscious EC8040

econscious Organic Cotton Canvas Market Tote

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The econcious Organic Market Tote is perfect for those seeking a more sustainable lifestyle.

2. Royal Apparel 64051

Royal Apparel Unisex Viscose Hemp Organic Tee

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The Royal Apparel Unisex Viscose Hemp Organic Tee features a relaxed fit, short sleeves, and a ribbed crewneck collar. It is available in various colors and sizes and is suitable for t-shirt lovers everywhere.

3. Known Supply S100

Known Supply Unisex Crewneck Sweatshirt

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One of the unique features of the Known Supply S100 Unisex Crewneck Sweatshirt is that each one is hand-signed by the person who made it. Known Supply works with fair trade certified factories in Peru and Uganda to ensure workers are paid fairly and have safe working conditions. By signing each garment, the worker who made it can connect directly with the customer and share their story.

4. econscious ec5650 

econscious ec5650 Men's Zip Hoody

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Overall, the econscious EC5650 Men’s Zip Hoody is a comfortable and sustainable option for anyone looking for a classic and versatile hooded sweatshirt.

5. Known Supply W100

Known Supply W100 Women’s Fitted Crew

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A tried-and-true classic, this women’s tee features short sleeves and a crew neck. Made from Pima cotton, it improves with every wash and every wear.

So you know some popular sustainable options- now what? 

When selecting a sustainable garment for your custom apparel, it's critical to consider the fabric quality, weight, fit, desired printing technique, and design. Always follow the manufacturer's guidelines for proper care and washing to ensure the longevity of the printed design!

We know a thing or two about sustainable apparel and helping reduce your carbon footprint; there’s plenty more info on where that came from. 

Being in business since 2009, we’re confident that we can help you figure out what next steps you need to take to find the perfect pieces for your custom sustainable apparel project.

Good luck out there, and always feel free to contact our team to answer any queries! We’re REAL people with REAL expertise- we gotcha.

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