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5. WASTE MANAGEMENT THROUGH OUR RECYCLING PROGRAM

1. WE PRODUCE FROM SUSTA I N A B L E M AT E R I A L S

2. THROUGH A SUSTA I N A B L E PRODUCTION PROCESS

4. PA C K I N G A N D SHIPPING SUSTA I N A B LY 3. SECURING QUALITY

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Q - N O VA ® YA R N I S LIGHTWEIGHT AND HAS EXCELLENT MOISTURE CONTROL (B R E AT H A B I L I T Y)

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E U R E AC H R EG U L AT I O N S I M P ROV E S O N T H E P ROT EC T I O N O F THE PUBLIC AND THE ENVIRONMENT FROM THE RISKS P OSED BY CHEMIC ALS, ENHANCES COMPETIVENESS IN THE CHEMIC AL INDUSTRY A N D P RO M OT E S A LT E R N AT I V E M E T H O D S TO A N I M A L T E ST I N G . C O M PA N I E S C O M P LY W I T H T H E R E G U L AT I O N I F T H E Y I D E N T I F Y A N D M A N AG E T H E R I S KS A S S O C I AT E D W I T H T H E S U B STA N C E S T H E Y M A N U FAC T U R E . A L L O U R SU P P L I E R S A N D O U R DY E I N G P RO C E SS C O M P L I E S W I T H T H I S R EG U L AT I O N .

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O H S A S 1 8 0 0 1 E N C O U R AG E S B US I N E S S E S TO D E V E LO P , M A I N TA I N , A N D A P P LY S O C I A L LY AC C E P TA B L E P R AC T I C E S I N T H E W O R K P L AC E . T H E C E RT I C AT I O N I S B A S E D O N T H E F O L LO W I N G C R I T E R I A ; N O CHILD L ABOUR, NO FORCED OR COMPULSORY L ABOUR, NO D I S C R I M I N AT I O N , F R E E D O M O F A S S O C I AT I O N A N D R I G H T TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING, HUMANE DISCIPLINARY PR ACTICES, C O M P L I A N C E W I T H L AW S A N D I N D UST RY STA N DA R D W O R K I N G HOURS, AND RIGHTS TO A LIVING WAGE. OUR KNIT TING PRODUCTION A N D A L L O U R S U P P L I E R S H AV E T H I S C E RT I F I C AT I O N .

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I S O 9 0 0 1 I S A Q UA L I T Y M A N A G E M E N T C E RT I F I C AT E W H I C H E N S U R E S T H AT C U STO M E R S R EC I E V E C O N S I ST E N T , G O O D Q UA L I T Y P RO D U C T S A N D S E RV I C E S . T H E C R I T E R I A N E E D E D F O R C E RT I F I C AT I O N I N C LU D E S ; H AV I N G A ST RO N G C U STO M E R F O C U S , M OT I VAT I N G A N D I M P L I C AT I N G TO P M A N AG E M E N T , H AV I N G A P RO C E S S A P P ROAC H A N D F O C US I N G ON CONTINUAL IMPROVEMENT.

ISO 14001

I S O 1 4 0 0 1 I S A N E N V I RO N M E N TA L M A N AG E M E N T C E RT I F I C AT E W H I C H H E L P S C O M PA N I E S M A N A G E T H E I R E N V I R O N M E N TA L R E S P O N S I B I L I T I E S . T H I S C E RT F I C AT I O N M A P S O U T A F R A M E W O R K T H AT C A N U S E D TO H E L P S E T U P A N D RU N A N E F F EC T I V E E N V I RO N M E N TA L M A N AG E M E N T SYST E M . O U R K N I T T I N G P RO D U C T I O N AND ALL OUR SUPPLIERS ARE CERTIFIED WITH ISO 14001.

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I S O 50 0 0 1 I S A N E N E RGY M A N A G E M E N T C E RT I F I C AT E W H I C H H E L P S C O M PA N I E S I M P L E M E N T A N E N E R G Y M A N A G E M E N T S Y S T E M . I T U S E S THE SAME MANAGEMENT SYSTEM MODEL AS ISO 9001 AND ISO 14001. THE FRAMEWORK FOR ISO 50001 INCLUDES; DEVELOPING POLICIES F O R M O R E E F F I C I E N T E N E RGY U S E , F I X I N G TA RG E T S A N D O B J EC T I V E S F O R S A I D P O L I C Y , D ATA A N A LYS I S A N D R E S U LT M E A S U R E M E N T , AND CONTINUAL IMPROVEMENT. OUR ECONYL® SUPPLIER HAS THIS C E RT I F C AT I O N .

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