Noble's Sustainability Mission
100% Certified Organic Pima Cotton. Grown, milled and sewn in Peru.
We believe in certified organic cotton because it is made without the use of pesticides that are harmful to us, farmers, and the environment.
All of our Noble garments are made with GOTS certified organic Pima cotton. This certification guarantees the traceability of the organic cotton that we use, and the standard of fair treatment to every person involved in the production chain.
So, Why Peru? Peruvian Pima Cotton, unlike other cotton varietals, is drought tolerant. This means that it takes 50% less water to grow. Unlike most commercial cotton, our Organic Pima Cotton is harvested entirely by hand. This allows for an exceptionally long staple and makes the cotton more soft and durable. The more durable your clothing, the longer it will last and stay out of our landfills.
From seed to stitch our garments are made in Peru in a completely vertical operation. Every part of the process is within a few hours of each other.
Our Organic Pima Cotton is grown, harvested by hand, spun into yarn, knit into fabric, cut, and sewn into garments in and around Lima, Peru. This decreases our carbon footprint. Did you know that most of the cotton grown in the US is shipped overseas for cheaper labor? A vertical manufacturing operation is rare.
We're proud to share that this past year, our organic cotton supplier earned their Regenerative Organic Certification.
Regenerative Agriculture describes farming and grazing practices, that among other benefits reverse climate change. These practices help to rebuild organic soil matter and to restore its biodiversity. By Implementing this method results in the land being able to retain carbon dioxide emissions and water.
Our main goal for 2021 was to reduce plastic waste— our mailers are 100% recyclable which includes a recycled postcard & invoice and our 100% compostable poly bags that help to keep our product safe throughout its travels to us and you.
Long live your Garments
Our Noblesharing program is one years old! This is a special space for your garments to come full circle. Mail-in your used Noble threads for store credit or buy secondhand. Our goal is to build a community centered around sustainability and accessibility, bringing people together.
A BIG goal for this upcoming year is to create a collection made from fabric waste without the use of any chemicals, dyes, or plastic to create the new fabric. Because we are a small operation and do not want to overproduce it's been tricky for us to find the perfect partner. Fabric minimums can be bananas and to be honest, the factories with the most innovative machinery do not take on small brands like ours. But we didn't give up. We are in the final stages of sampling with a NEW factory to make this happen, so fingers crossed our dream becomes a reality this fall. Follow along on our journey @shopnoble or email email@example.com with any hopes or dreams you have for our journey to make clothing that is fashionable, functional, and better for the planet.
XO, Jen + Noble Team