Brand: Winter Water Factory

winter water factory dino hoodie

Website: www.winterwaterfactory.com

Verdict: Environmentally Friendly, Made in America, Ethical, High Quality

Winter Water Factory makes brightly coloured, 100% organic cotton garments for kids and adults. They manufacture all of their clothing in the United States.

What They Sell: Women’s Clothing, Kid’s Clothing, Baby Clothing

Transparency: Somewhat Transparent. From the fabric to the final touches, all production takes place in America, following American labour and safety standards.

What They Are Doing Great: 

Room for Improvement: 

  • See Unanswered Questions, below.

Unanswered Questions: Emailed Dec 4 2015 to ask:

  • Although American production means that workers are getting minimum wage and standard health and safety practices, many people say that a “Living Wage” in America is much higher than minimum wage. Are you going above and beyond for your employees and paying higher than minimum wage for labour?
  • Do you attempt to use as little packaging as possible, or do you use biodegradable or recycled packaging?
  • Do you use low impact, non-toxic or eco friendly dyes for your garments?
  • Do you monitor energy usage and pollution, and have you made attempts to explore clean energy or energy-saving and renewable resources in your work places?

 

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