Melbourne-based modern uniform brand Cargo Crew has launched the Conscious Collection featuring sustainable aprons and tote bags made from recycled fabric remnants.
This collection helps reduce 1186.5 kg of the brand’s textiles going to the landfill. In addition, eight tonnes of plastic were removed from its supply chain in 2020 as a result of the waste-reduction initiatives.
“The beauty of the Conscious Collection is that it really encapsulates so much of what matters to consumers right now, as well as to us as a business – being mindful of our impact on the planet, but without compromising on quality, longevity or design,” said Felicity Rodgers, founder and chief creative officer of Cargo Crew.
“Whether you’re an at-home cook whipping up weekend feasts for friends or a small business owner outfitting your staff, sustainability is a consideration that doesn’t stop when you start to work, make or create.”
In addition, Cargo Crew provides a personalised in-house embroidery option for certain items from the Conscious Collection.
By repurposing worn-out or damaged uniforms into valuable raw materials, Cargo Crew aims to lead the industry in contemporary uniform design with the launch of Conscious Collection.
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