As responsible creators, we are moving towards using more recycled materials. Our handbags and make-up bags, exterior and linings and is made from recycled polyester (rPet), a material made from recycled plastic bottles and recycled polyurethane.
We now need to work on our socks being made from recycled materials - we are aiming for this to be the case by the end of 2022.
We work closely with our manufacturing partners - including a third generation, family-owned sock factory and a sustainable, vegan leather handbag manufacturer. We work with manufacturers assessed by the amfori BSCI code of conduct that meet their labour principles for ethical business behaviour, fair renumeration, no discrimination, no child labour, decent working hours and occupational health & safety.
We move our production from overseas to the UK via train as it is more eco-friendly with low exhaust emissions.
We donate £1 for the sale of the Rivington bags, sparkly bee, bumblebee and queen bee pins (from this website) to Buglife, saving the small things that run the planet. This charity is dedicated to conservation, education and policy change to protect insects, bugs and invertebrates. ‘If we and the rest of the back-boned animals were to disappear overnight, the rest of the world would get on pretty well. But if the invertebrates were to disappear, the world’s ecosystems would collapse.’ Sir David Attenborough. To date, we have donated £1525.
COMMUNITY & CHARITY
We regularly donate stock and samples to Royal Trinity Hospice to supply their retail stores. To date, we have raised £16,000. This funding is used to help provide a vital service within the local area. Last year they cared for 2,550 people at the hospice and out in the community, in patients' homes and care homes.
When you’ve finished with your well loved Sixton London bag, socks or jewellery, return them to us to be recycled or reused. You’ll receive 15% off your next order and we’ll refund the cost of postage. We work with Royal Trinity Hospice retail to either give a second life to your pre-loved accessories or the textiles are recycled info new fibres. Please contact email@example.com for more details.