Much ado about polyester?by Heleen Devos
When it came to embroidering our T-shirts, we came across an unexpected sustainability challenge: our supplier’s embroidery machines are set up to work with polyester yarn. Surely this was not a problem?
Well, we thought it was. We had made all this effort to source and pay for GOTS-certified cotton, and then we’d pollute them with polyester embroidery? We couldn’t let that happen.