Fayettechill is a brand that focuses on sustainability and environmental responsibility. In our evaluation, we rate Fayettechill as “Good” in terms of its impact on the planet. This rating is based on several factors, including its use of lower-impact materials and its efforts to minimize waste.
One of the key reasons behind Fayettechill’s positive rating is its use of a high proportion of lower-impact materials, including recycled materials. By using these materials, Fayettechill reduces the environmental impact of its products. This also results in a reduction in the use of chemicals, water, and wastewater in the production process.
In addition to using lower-impact materials, Fayettechill also takes steps to minimize waste. The brand recycles some of its textile offcuts, ensuring that these materials do not go to waste. This commitment to waste reduction is commendable and contributes to Fayettechill’s positive rating.
Furthermore, Fayettechill uses a medium proportion of Bluesign certified fabrics. Bluesign certification ensures that the fabrics used in production meet stringent environmental and consumer safety requirements. By using Bluesign certified fabrics, Fayettechill shows its commitment to producing products that are safe for both the environment and the consumers.
It is not just the environmental impact that Fayettechill considers; the brand also pays attention to workers’ rights. In terms of our “People” rating, which focuses on labor practices, Fayettechill is rated as “It’s a Start.” While the majority of its final production stage happens in the USA, a country with a medium risk of labor abuse, Fayettechill has taken steps to address this issue.
In particular, part of Fayettechill’s final production stage is certified by Fair Trade USA and Fair Wear Foundation. These certifications ensure that workers are treated fairly and that their rights are protected. However, there is no evidence that Fayettechill has a comprehensive Code of Conduct in place, and there is no evidence of the brand ensuring that workers are paid living wages in its supply chain. These factors contribute to the “It’s a Start” rating in terms of workers’ rights.
When it comes to animal welfare, Fayettechill also receives a positive rating. While the brand doesn’t appear to use animal-derived materials, it also doesn’t claim to be a vegan brand. However, based on all publicly available information, Fayettechill is rated as “Good” overall in terms of animal welfare.
In summary, Fayettechill is a brand that prioritizes sustainability and environmental responsibility in its supply chain. The use of lower-impact materials, efforts to minimize waste, and commitment to workers’ rights contribute to its positive rating. Although there are areas for improvement, Fayettechill is making a positive impact and can serve as a role model for other brands in the industry.