"We make clothes that last for years to come"
Apiece Apart is guided by a deep social and environmental conscience, and we make business decisions that prioritize people and the planet. We're tremendously proud of the progress we've made toward sustainability (it's a journey, not a destination), and we will continue to make changes that lead to environmental impact. Read more about our progress below - progress we couldn't have made without your support.
What We've Accomplished
We launched the Apiece Apart Future Forward Fund, from which we donate 1% of our E-commerce sales to organizations, like Everytown, that support causes we believe in
We have eliminated 133,825 conventional plastic polybags from landfills; our TIPA bags (what you receive your clothing in) are certified home and industrially compostable
96% of our materials are eco-friendly
Since October 2022, we have planted 3,501 trees through our partnership with Ecodrive; one tree planted for every order
Through our regenerative cotton partnership with Oshadi Collective (read more below), for our spring/summer and pre-fall '23 growing and harvest seasons, our 23 acres sequestered over 445 tons of carbon from the atmosphere
Our Apiece Apart Resale channel is in development and will launch later this year - to support sending our pieces to new homes instead of landfills
95% of our collection is produced with natural fibers (cotton, linen, wool, silk)
61% of our collection is produced with GOTS Certified Organic Cotton
63% of our garments are produced with certified yarns - GOTS, Lenzing Tencel and GRS (Global Recycled Standard)
Our labels are made from 100% organic cotton and printed with soy-based ink; they are 100% recyclable and biodegradable
We never use plastic buttons on our garments, opting to use natural shell or corozo
Whenever possible, we use digital printing which reduces water waste
made in the USA of 100% recycled material, 95% of which is post consumer waste; use curbside recycling for disposal or reuse
to date, we have eliminated 133,825 conventional plastic polybags; TIPA bags are certified home and industrially compostable and will disintegrate in home compost within 180 days
100% recyclable; made with 80% post-consumer content and printed with soy-based ink
FSC Certified and free of contaminants and synthetic additions, making it safe to home or industrially compost Return Card/Envelope: printed on FSC Certified Paper and 100% recyclable
A Regenerative Future
In September 2021, we partnered with Oshadi Collective and committed to 23 acres of land in Erode, India to grow our own regenerative cotton. Regenerative agriculture goes beyond just sustaining or limiting the depletion of natural resources–it gives back to the land. Our 23 acres of land has sequestered 222,549 tons of carbon, with an average increase of 32 tons of carbon from September 2021 to present. Our first harvest yielded over 14,000 yards of regeneratively grown cotton, and our spring 2023 collection features 10 regenerative cotton styles.
One TREE for every ORDER
In October 2022, we partnered with Ecodrive to plant verified Mangrove trees, a direct investment in the planet, leading to a long-term positive impact on our environment. Studies have show that mangroves are one of the most effective and economic methods of sequestering carbon emissions from the atmosphere–mangroves sequester carbon at a rate 2-4x greater than mature tropical forests and contain the highest carbon density of all terrestrial ecosystems.
How We Produce Your Garments
We craft timeless, long-lasting garments that exist outside of trend cycles, and every Apiece Apart collection is cut-to-order, with little to no excess inventory at the end of each season.
As part of our ongoing sustainability efforts, we source natural, organic and recycled fibers whenever possible, and we work to minimize waste and energy usage in our design and production process. When we do have excess, liability fabric, we repurpose it in the form of pajama capsules (shown above) or we donate to Fabscrap, a New York based nonprofit working to divert textile waste from landfills.
We prioritize fair treatment of workers and artisans within our supply chain. Our traceability is 100% for our tier 1 factory manufacturing partners (cut and sew), and we’re committed to providing complete lifecycle visibility – from seed and farm, to spinners and dyers, to the factory and ultimately to you.