New York-based apparel maker Anvil Knitwear has revealed that the next line in its sustainable apparel collection will be AnvilRecycled T-shirts. The T-shirts are made from a pre-consumer recycled cotton blend and come in nine colors in sizes XS through 4XL. AnvilRecycled T-shirts will be available in Spring 2008. “Anvil Knitwear is committed to environmentally sustainable growth and the production of innovative, eco-friendly products at affordable prices,” said Anthony Corsano, CEO of Anvil Knitwear. “With AnvilRecycled T-shirts, we are able to eliminate waste and reduce energy usage while still offering the same comfort and quality as our traditional cotton shirts.” The
Thanks for the comment. Good point about the ink that companies use. I made a few calls about the organic printing/imprinting, but have not heard much back yet. I’ll let you know what suppliers we come up with.
I do know Anvil Knitwear is doing a lot right now in terms of implementing new, more environmentally friendly lines and practices. You might want to check out the AnvilOrganic line (http://www.anvilknitwear.com). The president over at Anvil, Anthony Corsano, is truly committed to going green. I’ve had a few discussions with him about it. Some of what they are doing can be found
There is one thing I’ll promise you—never in this blog will I quote a certain amphibian—shaped puppet on the difficulties of going through life having skin of a certain hue. Firstly, because it is an over-used quote, and secondly because it isn’t true.
It’s pretty easy being green. Maybe not all-out, put up a windmill and solar panels, drink rainwater, take yourself off the grid, Al Gore-green, but achieving a nice seafoam, even Granny-Smith apple kind of green doesn’t really take much work. Currently, I’m that kind of green. I do what I can, but honestly, it’s just the bare minimum and some
Citing Anvil Knitwear’s commitment to further integrate environmental and social performance into the company’s U.S. and international facilities, Anvil has been approved by the Boston-based Ceres board of directors as a Ceres company. Ceres is a leading network of investors, environmental groups and other public-interest organizations working with companies to address sustainability challenges. Anvil Knitwear, designer, manufacturer and marketer of active wear based in New York, joined Ceres to help advance its own and Ceres’ environmental and social-responsibility goals. Anvil is one of more than 70 companies currently in the Ceres company network. “From their eco-friendly manufacturing processes to their organic cotton T-shirts,
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New York-based apparel maker Anvil Knitwear has released its formalized environmental and social responsibility principles, acknowledging its responsibilities to the global community in which it operates. These principles are designed to inform all of Anvil’s decision making and to support its commitment to environmentally sustainable growth. “Anvil has committed itself to being an industry leader in key areas,” said CEO Anthony Corsano. “These include creating innovative and eco-friendly products at affordable prices, being a model in our industry for carbon footprint reduction and promoting socially responsible, ethical treatment of all our employees.” Anvil’s initiatives include energy and water conservation efforts, as well
DON'T LOOK NOW, but—POOF!—the promotional products industry just went green. Green meaning, of course, eco-friendly—not violently seasick, uncontrollably jealous or oddly monochromatic. No longer is saving the earth simply a topic for college campuses and backstreet beat coffee shops. The environmental sloganeering has been replaced by actual conversation—which, it should be pointed out, never would have happened without the sloganeering—as big businesses wake up to the natural world around them. Suppliers and distributors are singing a new tune that is friendly to everyone’s ears. More importantly, end-users are purchasing environmentally responsible products and supporting conservational business practices. Even if they don’t realize it, or
Anvil Knitwear, New York, helped Napa Valley’s Gaia Hotel celebrate its highly anticipated grand opening on March 30 by donating T-shirts from its 100 percent organic line for the event. The Gaia Hotel, which gets its name from the Mother Earth goddess in Greek mythology, is the first fully environmentally sustainable hotel in the United States. “Anvil launched its organic line just two weeks before our opening,” said Sunshine Gallagher, event coordinator. “Getting the two together was kismet. Both Gaia and Anvil are at the cutting-edge of a major ‘green’ movement.” The Gaia Hotel was built on four naturally landscaped acres to appeal to
Anvil Knitwear, New York, recently announced the launch of its new line of 100 percent organic cotton T-shirts, AnvilOrganic. The T-shirts are available in 10 colors, in sizes XS to 4XL, and initially will be distributed through Alpha Shirt, Trevose, Pa. “We monitor our markets closely and we determined that organic apparel is no longer a fad, it’s a trend, and there is sufficient long-term demand to justify taking it mainstream at prices that are attractive to the overall market,” said Anvil CEO, Anthony Corsano. He continued: “The time is right to bring an affordable organic tee to the market. Corporations
New York-based apparel maker Anvil Knitwear recently announced the launch of its new line of 100 percent organic cotton T-shirts, AnvilOrganic. The T-shirts are available in 10 colors, in sizes XS to 4XL, and initially will be distributed through Alpha Shirt, Trevose, Pa. The first orders will be shipped in mid-March. “We monitor our markets closely and we determined that organic apparel is no longer a fad, it’s a trend, and there is sufficient long-term demand to justify taking it mainstream at prices that are attractive to the overall market,” said Anvil CEO, Anthony Corsano. “The time is right