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OUR GREEN PROGRAM

Augsburg's vision for the future

WHAT WE DO

Currently at Augsburg

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SMART

Manufacturing

SUPERVISING EFFICIENCY

  • We supervise every step of the production tightly so as to avoid technical and human errors, saving time and yarns.

  • We have photovoltaic panels which provide 40% of our energy.

CONSTRUCTING SMART

  • We mostly produce fully fashion garments, which generate less waste than cutting knitted panels.

  • We use a machine to recycle yarns by putting them back to cones.

NO FAST FASHION

  • We only work with premium to luxury brands.

  • We do not contribute to fast-fashion’s massive volumes of generated waste. 

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CONTROLLED FACTORY

CERTIFIED FACTORY

  • We meet the performance criteria of Workplace Conditions Assessment by Intertek, evaluating the following areas: Labour, Wages and Hours, Health and Safety, Management System, Environment.

  • We are accredited by the National Ministry of the Environment and Climate change.

  • We are a RWS certified factory which addresses the welfare of sheep and of the land they graze 

  • on and respects the Five Freedoms of animal welfare. As a garment manufacturer, we respect the Content Calim Standard requirements.  This makes sure that the identity of the RWS wool is maintained from the farmer to the end product.

CONCIOUS FACTORY

  • We have a waste management approach which is responsible and respects national regulations and laws.

  • We record energy usage and water usage, and we annualy set targets to reduce energy usage. Any hazardous substances are handled according to national regulations.

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OUR PROJECTS

And commitments to become an eco-friendly factory, which is vital for the planet’s well-being.

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USING WHAT WE HAVE

COGENERATION

  • Cogeneration (combined Heat and Power).

  • System using boilers heat to be reused as ironing steam.

USE OUR WASTE

  • Our waste can be incinerated to be used as heat energy.

USE OUR WATER

  • We tightly control our water usage in all departments, from washing to steaming.

  • We plan to make our waste water available for toilet flushing and external irrigation.

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FACTORY STRATEGIES

RECYCLE, REUSE, REDUCE

  • We aim to use 75%  recycled or organic materials which require little processing.

  • We aim to recycle all materials produced and only use products that serve multiple purposes which last for years.

  • We aim to use only certified recycled packaging for all brands when shipping samples & production.

GENERAL FUNCTIONNING

  • Reduction of CO2 emissions through the deployment of low carbon process technologies

  • Reduction of water consumption through the use of 3R technologies (Reduce, reuse, recycle).

  • Implementation of environmental management to conserve biodiversity, management of chemicals and cooperation with local communities.

  • To plant trees each year, reducing Carbon Footprint.

  • Use of low-energy evaporative cooling systems replacing air conditionings and dissipated heat from machine tools. 

GREEN MANUFACTURING

  • Making on-demand production and mass customization will result in a reduction of the waste stock produced. 

  • We are currently training to be able to make 3D samples for our customers, with a special computerised program reducing the sampling time, the amount of parcels shipped and the yarn usage.