Since 1999, Arrak Outdoor has actively taken steps to protect nature and animals that live in it. We recognize that the world is interconnected; The need for environmental protection is vital. Producing textile products in other countries requires responsibility. A key component in selecting suppliers is ensuring that they also have a strong commitment to the environment to ensure environmental protection and social responsibility.
As dog owners, we love to spend time outdoors with our furry friends, but our passion for the great outdoors can come at a cost to the environment. With the increasing popularity of outdoor recreation, the demand for outdoor clothing has skyrocketed, leading to a boom in the production of synthetic materials and dyes that can harm the environment.
However, there is a growing trend towards sustainable outdoor clothing that is made from eco-friendly materials and production processes. This type of clothing not only protects the environment, but it also provides dog owners with high-quality, durable, and comfortable gear that is made to last.
Why Choose Sustainable Outdoor Clothing for Your Dog?
Protects the Environment: Sustainable outdoor clothing is made from environmentally-friendly materials such as organic cotton, recycled polyester, and bamboo, which are grown and produced with little to no harm to the environment. This reduces the amount of waste that is produced during production and helps to conserve natural resources.
Durable and Long-lasting: Sustainable outdoor clothing is designed and made to last, reducing the need to constantly replace clothes and contributing to the problem of fast fashion. With the right care, sustainable outdoor clothing can last for years, saving you money in the long run and reducing the amount of clothing waste in landfills.
Comfortable and Stylish: Sustainable outdoor clothing is designed to be both stylish and comfortable, providing dog owners with gear that not only performs well but also looks great. Many sustainable outdoor clothing brands offer a wide range of styles and designs to choose from, so you can find the perfect gear for your next outdoor adventure with your dog.
Supports Ethical Practices: Sustainable outdoor clothing is produced with the well-being of workers and the environment in mind. Many sustainable outdoor clothing brands are committed to ethical and sustainable practices, such as fair labor practices and reducing carbon emissions.
How to Choose Sustainable Outdoor Clothing for Your Dog
Look for Eco-friendly Materials: When choosing sustainable outdoor clothing, look for items made from eco-friendly materials such as organic cotton, recycled polyester, and bamboo. These materials are grown and produced with minimal harm to the environment, and they provide a comfortable and durable option for your outdoor adventures with your dog.
Check the Brand's Sustainability Practices: Before making a purchase, research the brand's sustainability practices to ensure that they align with your values. Look for brands that use eco-friendly materials and production processes, and that are committed to reducing their environmental impact.
Consider the Durability of the Product: When choosing sustainable outdoor clothing, consider the durability of the product. Look for clothing that is made to last and that is designed for the rigors of outdoor recreation. This will not only reduce waste but also save you money in the long run.
In conclusion, choosing sustainable outdoor clothing for your dog is an important step in protecting the environment and supporting ethical practices. With a growing number of sustainable outdoor clothing options available, it's easy to find gear that performs well, looks great, and supports a better future for our planet.
We protect animal species by choosing not to use animal by products (down feathers, fur, etc), Because we care!
We at Arrak work hard to continuously improve the distribution chain in our business. We are careful when selecting our suppliers and work hard to promote a long long-term relationship with each and every one. Arrak Outdoor takes time to visit each suppliers to ensure active involvement with team members.
With strict policy adherence in place for our suppliers, we maintain Arrak’s code of conduct. For example, our suppliers are are certified by the Business Social Compliance Initiative (BSCI).
Amphoria BSCI's code contains 11 basic labor rights that the factories undertake to implement within themselves and within their supply chains using development strategy, which is carried out step by step.
The factory inspections are carried out by accredited third parties (Social Accountability Accreditation Services, SAAS ). Any deviations that may occur during a factory inspection must be rectified. Follow-up inspections are routinely done to ensure compliance. Moreover, efforts are constantly being made to improve working conditions.
Principles must be complied with in accordance with BSCI:
- Freedom of association and the right to enter into collective agreements
- Prohibition of discrimination
- Reasonable salary
- Reasonable working hours
- Health and safety at work
- Prohibition of child labor
- Special protection for young workers
- No dangerous work
- Prohibition of forced labor
- Protection of the environment
- Ethical Entrepreneurship
All our suppliers follow REACH or the Swedish Textile Importers' chemical guide, which has been developed together with Rise.
REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals) is EU chemicals legislation. The main objective of the legislation is to protect the environment and human health from the risks of chemicals and to increase the competitiveness and innovation of the EU chemical industry.
RISE is a Swedish state research institute in chemistry-environmental issues for the textile industry, among others.
Read more here: Chemicals guidance