Eco-Friendly Fashion That
Fits Your Values
Etiko is about living conscientiously. We make decisions and purchases that do not harm people, animals or the earth. Etiko was founded on these principles, and we continue to search for new ways to improve the way we operate.
Ahead of the curve. Becoming Carbon Neutral
Our first CRI report showed that Etiko’s carbon footprint was: 66.48 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions. This is significantly lower than the industry standard, but not good enough for us. We are now on track to a net-zero carbon emissions target by 2020 for our entire supply chain. The Australian fashion industry has set its target for 2050.
One of the ways we offset emissions is by purchasing ethical, social environmental carbon credits from Timor-Leste via Carbon Social. The organisation works with subsistence farmers in Baguia to replant trees, improve livelihoods and build village economies.
Annually an estimated 55 million tonnes of pesticide is used on cotton crops. This leeches into local water supplies and endangers many kinds of wildlife. We use 100% organic cotton on our shoes and shirts ensuring you only get the very best
No Animal Glues
No animals should suffer for our fashion. According to the U.N.,18% of all greenhouse gas emissions is from animal agriculture. Choosing vegan friendly apparel options is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint.
Our rubber is naturally tapped from rubber trees in Sri Lanka. Unlike petroleum based rubbers, natural rubber can be farmed sustainably from C02 absorbing rubber trees and does not offgas harmful chemicals. The best part? At the end of its life cycle, natural rubber is 100% biodegradable!
We use FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified cardboard and paper. FSC is an international non profit that promotes the responsible management of the world's forests.
Eliminating packaging can be difficult with shipping, that is why we use cardboard swing tags and packaging in areas traditional brands use plastic.
In areas we are forced to use plastics, we make sure it is biodegradable and compostable plastic packaging from Natur-tech.
Even our plastic mail bags are recyclable via the Australia Post Mailing Satchel Brigade program.