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Thinx

Rated: Not good enough

price: $$$$

location: United States

Thinx offers period-proof underwear because every person with a period deserves peace of mind.

Thinx sustainability rating

Planet

2 out of 5

People

2 out of 5

Animals

Not applicable

Overall rating: Not good enough

Our ratings are based on a scale from 1 (We avoid) to 5 (Great) How we rate


Thinx's environment rating is 'not good enough'. There is no evidence it minimises textile waste. It uses some eco-friendly materials including organic cotton. There is no evidence it has taken meaningful action to reduce or eliminate hazardous chemicals. There is no evidence it minimises packaging.

Its labour rating is 'not good enough'. There is no evidence it has a Code of Conduct but it has a formal statement covering workers rights. It sources its final stage of production from countries with extreme risk of labour abuse. There is no evidence it ensures payment of a living wage in its supply chain. It traces some of its supply chain including all of the final stage of production. There is no evidence it audits any of its supply chain.

This brand makes products that are generally free of animal materials so it is not applicable to rate its impact on animals. We calculate the overall rating from environment and labour scores only.

Thinx is rated 'Not good enough' based on information from our own research.

Last updated March 2020