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Teespring’s Conscious Collection: Create merch that makes a difference

It is impossible to deny the impact of the fashion industry on the environment. Conscious consumption and rising awareness of sustainability issues demand action, and fast. That’s why we’re excited to announce the launch of our new Conscious Collection—a product line that empowers you to create and sell eco-conscious merch you can be proud of. To start, the collection will feature organic tote bags, eco unisex tees, organic long sleeve tees, and eco unisex hoodies. 

The Conscious Collection products are fully integrated in the Teespring Launcher and can be designed and launched instantly. They’re also global products, which means we’ll offer the best shipping prices and delivery timelines no matter where your customers are located. 

 

Introducing the Conscious Collection

The collection features four global products: tote bags, unisex shirts, long sleeve tees, and hoodies. All products are either made of 100% organic cotton or feature a combination of organic cotton and recycled materials. Each product is eco-friendly in its own unique way, but overall the collection shares characteristics such as:

  • All products are made of fibres that require little or no pesticides to grow and avoid contributions to air, water and land pollution. 
  • These products  are cruelty-free, made from non-animal fibres, and are harvested in animal-friendly ways (with reduced impact on their habitats). 
  • The materials used in these products also contribute to green practices that reduce the use of resources like water and energy. 
  • Our US supplier for hoodies, long sleeve tees, and totes donates a portion of every product sale to an environmental non-profit organization—by selling one of these products you can make a direct, positive impact on the environment. 

Products in the collection are labeled as “Organic” or “Eco” based on the percent of organic cotton they contain. Due to the fact that eco-friendly products require slightly more investment to produce, this also means they can generate higher profit margins ranging from $10+ to $15+ per product. Keep in mind 49% of Nielsen survey respondents said they are willing to pay higher-than-average prices for products with high-quality/safety standards, which consumers often associate with strong sustainability practices (organic + eco-friendly).

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Teespring’s eco-conscious commitment

We’ve been working on our eco-friendly agenda since the company’s inception in 2011. With the fashion industry dumping over 92 million tons of solid waste into landfills each year, Teespring’s on-demand business model provides a significant solution for reducing waste. Our entire operation revolves around products that are created on demand (i.e. after an order is placed)—enabling us to avoid overproduction, textile waste, and only source supplies as needed. In the rare occurrence we have unusable inventory due to damaged goods or misprints (note Teespring has some of the lowest misprint rates in the industry), our team aims to recycle or donate these items as much as possible. 

Apart from our eco-friendly business model, we’ve made other enhancements to reduce our environmental impact over time. We’ve established an entirely paperless operation at our production facility in the U.S. and we’re working to reduce and terminate paper usage with our global partners too. We have eliminated double-packaging across our global fulfillment network, which has reduced plastic output by millions of plastic bags per year! Moving forward, we are committed to on-going research into eco-friendly products and packaging opportunities to further support conscious commerce on our platform. 

Teespring Team at our US production Facility

 

Visit the launcher to create your collection now.

 

 

20 responses to “Teespring’s Conscious Collection: Create merch that makes a difference

  1. Mike says:

    Are there any plans for Teespring to start offering ball caps as an option?

    1. Lucy Ford says:

      Hi Mike no immediate plans, but we definitely hope to expand the eco-conscious range of products in the near future, so watch this space!

  2. Theresa-Lynnette Taber says:

    Thrilled! In Hawaii we call this “Aloha ʻAina”… Look for our new collection from our Mauna Built brand
    https://teespring.com/stores/aloha-summer
    https://teespring.com/stores/mana-wahine
    https://teespring.com/stores/wearemaunakea

    Mahalo Teespring, we are super excited about this! #TeamHawaii #HawaiiTeespringers #HISpring

  3. Manju Lohan says:

    Mani apni Dukan kholna chahti hun

  4. Nora Perez says:

    This is awesome! Another reason to love you guys!
    I have a suggestion..BABY ONSIES PLEASE!!!! : )

    Nora

  5. danny says:

    are these free to make?

    1. Lucy Ford says:

      Hi Danny, they are indeed!

  6. Ramkrishna Chakraborty says:

    Hi Lucy, I am very happy to know about Teespring conscious collections which are the fight against huge plastic waste & also environment-friendly.
    Thanks for the initiative.

  7. Anila Singh says:

    Conscious collections are the great workshop. Thanks
    to all Teespring team.

  8. Alyssa says:

    Do we have to come up with our own design?

    1. Lucy Ford says:

      Hi Alyssa, yes you should create your own design for your Conscious Collection! If you’re unsure where to start check out the following resources for tips
      Coming up with design ideas
      Design tools to use

  9. muhammad ayyaz says:

    i am working with teespring from this year but, no success,can you,advise me.please.

    1. Lucy Ford says:

      Hey, please check out our ultimate selling guide for some tips!

  10. Ayer rangel says:

    Muy buena información

  11. Amber K. Majka says:

    This sounds awesome! In comparison, how does the fabric feel on the skin?

  12. Jason says:

    Wow like this , vibestees from Jamaica
    I’ve been on teespring for a good time now but haven’t made a sale as yet not giving up.
    I would like all the help i can get from any of my teespring friends.

  13. Sean says:

    I am having trouble trying to add text

    1. Lucy Ford says:

      Hey Sean, sorry to hear you’ve had an issue. Please reach out to sellers@teespring.com for support with this!

  14. Claire says:

    no ones anwering me

    1. Lucy Ford says:

      Hey Claire, how can we help you?

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