Sustainability Report

Product image for Uma Recycled Polyester Puffer Coat Dark Charcoal
Brand
Ecoalf
Category
Coats
Primary Materials
Polyester, PET
Colour
unknown
Gender
women
Product URL
knowtheorigin.com/…
Product Details
Our Rating
Brand Sustainability Effort
Ecoalf creates clothing and accessories made entirely from recycled material
7 Out of 10
Raw Material

This product is made primarily from Polyester and PET.

Polyester fibre is manufactured using comparatively carbon intensive non-renewable sources and involves an extensive chemical process. It is associated to microplastic releases in water during after-use care. It is not biodegradable but is recyclable. So eco impact is high.

Polyethylene Plastic (PE), that usually comes in two types HDPE (High Density PE) or LDPE (Low density PE), is associated with comparatively low impact on water pollution, fossil fuel depletion, global warming footprint and it is easily recyclable, but not biodegradable. Eco impact is high.

6 Out of 10
Production
This product received a poor rating for production due to a lack of transparency with regards to it's production.
3 Out of 10
Transport
This product received a poor rating due to a lack of transparency with regards to transport.
3 Out of 10
2nd use
This product contains recycled components. Extending the life of clothes offers the greatest overall potential across carbon, water, and waste targets. This can be achieved by designing clothes to be more durable, and by encouraging re-use through sales of second hand clothing or through recycling.
10 Out of 10