location: United Kingdom
Our ratings are based on a scale from 1 (We avoid) to 5 (Great)
Birdsong's environment rating is 'good'. It uses a high proportion of eco-friendly materials including organic cotton. It manufactures locally to reduce its carbon footprint. There is no evidence it minimises packaging. 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 'good'. It does not use fur, leather, down, exotic animal skin, exotic animal hair or angora. It uses wool.
Birdsong is rated 'Good' overall.
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