Sustainability

TINTEX has already for 5 years created an internal strategy and real department to focus on minimizing its environmental impacts through better sourcing of renewable and natural materials, added to energy savings, and more sustainable processes at all levels of the supply chain with hybrid, nature-based textiles, that do not compromise on innovation.

TINTEX is proud to be able to guarantee a total of 70% improvement in terms of environmental impacts.

Research

The development and sourcing of the latest and best smart and naturally available materials updated season on season, combined with research latest dying & finishing technologies, part of the company’s DNA, securing its naturally advanced position and achievements.

Water

TINTEX is committed to improving water usage, with the latest dyeing equipment and efficient finishing techniques, garnering a CITEVE environmental impact assessment with improved metrics for: reduced water consumption, improved electricity energy use and natural gas consumption, minimizing chemical products use, reduction of waste water and organic load in effluents.

Waste

Effluent management successfully recycles or reuses 98% of all production materials.

Collections

All new textile and design innovations boast at least a 60% use of more sustainable materials including Tencel, Organic and BCICotton, and recycled materials, all supported with original or brand supplier supported certifications.

LCA

A complete TINTEX analysis is already in process for mercerizing and coating processes. The traceable origin of all yarns and production materials will be fully transparent by 2018.

Energy

The manufacture of TINTEX own energy is measured with 460KW of Photovoltaic panels combined with solar energy systems together producing CO2 savings of approx. 400 tons per year. Since 2010 this ongoing investment and increase in gross added value has generated an energy intensity evolution producing a reduction of approx. 45% (energy audits data).

Certifications

For business
ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and Step.

For products
GOTS, OCS, GRS by Sept 17, Oeko-Tex and BCI

Bluesign certification will be in place by 2018