Made with respect!
Renewable Energy Drives Switcher Production A wind and solar power plant produce 100% of the required energy. The surplus that is not needed for production are fed into the local grid.
PET Recycled Polyester
All polyester yarns from the new Switcher collection, are made from PET recycled polyester.
Our own factory recycles more than 70% of the bottles which come from the local market (India).
Switcher goes Polycycle. The entire Switcher polyester "fleece" range is now made from recycled polyester staple fibers. Our Indian partner and producer Sulochana processes 5.5 million PET bottles daily into recycled polyester recycled polyester staple fibers. All innovative projects of our partner are supported by renewable sources and the electricity consumption is 100% renewable.
The GRS is an international, voluntary, full-fledged product standard that sets requirements for the independent certification of recycled materials, the chain of custody, social and environmental practices and chemical restrictions. are specified. The GRS is designed to meet the requirements of companies that want to increase the recycled content of their (finished and intermediate) products, and to (finished and intermediate) products, as well as to ensure that social, environmental and chemical regulations are are met in production. The aim of the GRS is to define requirements for a correct specification of substances and materials used materials used as well as for correct working conditions. Furthermore, ecological and chemical risks are to be be minimized.
Oeko Tex Standard 100
The Standard 100 by Oeko-Tex is a worldwide testing and certification system for textile textile products at all stages of processing.
Organic cotton does not use any chemical fertilizers or synthetic synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. pesticides. 10% of the entire Switcher cotton collection consists of Fairtrade certified organic cotton.
The Fairtrade program label for cotton means that an agreed quantity of raw cotton of raw cotton has been purchased under Fairtrade conditions and is indirectly traded from the spinning mill onwards. (by means of documentation via Fairtrace at FLOCERT). traceable. 10% of the total Switcher cotton comes from Fairtrade certified organic organic cotton.
PETA Approved - Vegan
In the current Switcher collection we do not use animal products such as wool, fur or leather for the leather for animal welfare.
Sedex (Supplier Ethical Data Exchange) is a member organization for companies that are committed committed to a sustainable improvement of ethical behavior in their supply chain.
Cotton recycling prevents unnecessary waste and can be a more sustainable alternative to disposal. Recycled cotton can be made from used clothing or from textile waste or scraps which is then spun into new yarns and fabrics.
Upcycling is the process of transforming waste or useless materials are transformed into new transformed. In contrast to downcycling this form of recycling results in a material upgrading. material upgrading. The recycling or reuse of existing material reduces the reduces the use of raw materials.
Switcher is a member of MAXTEX again since 2020. MaxTex represents the interests of all members in national and international institutions and alliances and positions itself as the central network for sustainable solutions in the textile industry. Already today, MaxTex and its member companies already enjoy a high level of recognition and appreciation by all stakeholders. Members develop innovative and innovative and intelligent textile and intelligent textile sustainability solutions.