At The Ocean Savers, we are committed to have a positive impact on the oceans and our planet. Therefore we put a lot of effort finding sustainable solutions and partners. This also reflects in our online shop, were we sell a lot of eco-friendly products and sustainable clothes from organic or recycled materials.
While you find detailed information on each individual product page, we would like to give you an overview here.
Shipping and Packaging
The poly bags used in our packaging are recyclable, biodegradable, 100% virgin polyethylene film, FDA and USDA compliant.
Furthermore, we try to fulfill your order in a fulfillment center that is close to you to reduce shipping distances.
Production and Printing
We use eco-friendly water-based inks in our direct to garment (DTG) printing, where we can also do one-off printing to save on energy and wasted fabric.
The products are printed as soon as they are ordered. Therefore, we have no overproduction and minimise waste.
Each facility has implemented corporate social responsibility initiatives, like LED lighting and recycling programs for paper, plastic, and glass. All ink waste is disposed of to meet environmental regulations. We also donate damaged products to charitable organizations.
We do source products and fabrics from ethical brands and suppliers that comply with labor, environmental, and safety standards.
Our goal is, not to maximise the profits but to maximise our positive impact. Therefore, we are donating 50% of all profits to a non-profit organisation in marine conservation. At the moment, 50% of our profits go to One Earth, One Ocean. This organisation has developed a concept to remove plastics as well as oil and chemicals from water bodies.
The other 50% of the profits are used for scaling “The Ocean Savers” and for reaching and educating more people about our oceans.
Of course there is a lot more to sustainability. And we and our partners are working to become even more sustainable in everything what we are doing. If you have feedback or questions, shoot us a message!
After all, the most sustainable product is a product never produced. Therefore, at the ocean savers, we try to maximise our sustainability but also not to fuel overconsumption. If you want to support our project and need new clothes or apparel, we are happy having you as a customer. However: Please don’t buy products that you don’t need. Fullstop.