Materials and certifications

Materials

Every single element used in the production, packaging and distribution of our socks is made up of recycled materials and has already been around the block, perhaps starting out life for a very different purpose.

Socks

Recycled Cotton

Recycled Cotton

Recycled pre-consumer waste i.e. yarn scraps and fabric by-products.

Recycled Polyamide

Recycled Polyamide

Recycled post-consumer waste i.e. plastic bottles.

Recycled Polyester

Recycled Polyester

Recycled post-consumer waste i.e. plastic bottles.

Recycled Elastane

Recycled Elastane

Recycled pre-consumer waste i.e. scraps.

Packaging

Recycled Paper

Recycled Paper

Paper products can contain any balance of pre-consumer and post-consumer waste.

Cornstarch Plastic

Cornstarch Plastic

Made from polylactic acid (PLA), which is a plastic substitute made from fermented plant starch.

“We can sit back, do nothing and watch our planet be destroyed. Or we can take action, become advocates and start making lifestyle choices which are kinder to people and the planet.”

Kira Simpson

Certifications

We are proud to announce that TORE socks are certified by the Textile Exchange Organisation

Proves that the socks are made with 100% recycled raw materials.

Guarantees that the socks are free of harmful chemicals, and the materials have been grown and processed in compliance with the International Labour Organization.

Guarantees that the packaging has been made from at least 70% post-consumer reclaimed materials.

Guarantees that the polyester used is made from recycled water bottles, using Repreve fabric.