location: United Kingdom
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Birdsong's environment rating is 'great'. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including organic cotton. It manufactures locally to reduce its carbon footprint. It has a limited production run to minimise textile waste. Its use of eco-friendly materials limits the amount of chemicals, water and wastewater used in production.
Its labour rating is 'great'. It is a social enterprise specifically established to create fair employment for disadvantaged women. Its final stage of production is undertaken in the UK, a medium risk country for labour abuse. It ensures payment of a living wage in the final stage of production.
Its animal rating is 'it's a start'. There is no evidence it has an animal welfare policy. It uses wool. It uses recycled leather. It does not use fur, down, exotic animal skin, exotic animal hair or angora.
Birdsong is rated 'Good' overall.