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Double TWO Reduce Plastic Waste by 75%!
2018-01-17 BACK TO ARTICLES

Double TWO Reduce Plastic Waste by 75%!

As British Prime Minister Theresa May recently vowed to eliminate the UK’s plastic waste by the year 2042, we are proud to state that in the last year we have reduced our use of plastic packaging by 75% across our casual range!

It comes as the government steps up its plan for a cleaner environment in the midst of increasing concern around the amount of plastic waste produced in this country.

Here at Double TWO Shirts and our corporate arm, Sugdens, we have long recognised the impact that our products and services have on the environment. To keep this to a minimum, the company adheres to a strict environmental management system.

This involves a commitment to pollution prevention and reduction of carbon emissions, minimisation of waste and avoidance of landfill, efficient use of energy, transport, water and other natural resources and a commitment to reducing upstream environmental impacts through our supply chain.

Environmental performance is constantly monitored and continually improved, resulting in a current BS EN ISO 14001 : 2004 certification.

“We’re delighted to have been able to achieve a 75% reduction in the amount of packaging we use on our garments and as such reduce the amount of waste produced. We’ve always been committed to doing our bit for the environment and will continue to do so.” states our Chairman, Richard Donner.

“We recycle every surplus item, from plastic cups to used garments. These are mainly made into new plastics for industrial use or made into mattress fillings. Many garments are also recycled to charities for the homeless and for refugees.”

With a recent reduction in the amount of plastic packaging used for storing and presenting Double TWO Casual Shirts and garments, we are proud of the fact that we are now using 75% less single use plastic than a year ago.

In the wake of the government’s announcement we have undertaken a new resolve to help eliminate plastic waste entirely.



by Richard Hopwood
Double TWO