19 Apr Your Ethical Guide to Moisture Wicking Sportswear
“Moisture Wicking” does not mean “Sweatfree”
Whether you are enjoying a warm day at work or playing sports with friends, we think it’s important that you are comfortable! Did you know that you can have comfort while supporting sweatshop-free manufacturing?
Sweatshops got their name from the stuffy, often scorching, working conditions sewers regularly experience. Oftentimes large corporations “cut-and-run” when employees try to organize to gain better conditions. Sweatshop activists have documented examples of sporting goods giants like Nike and Russell who have pulled out of contracted factories when workers voiced their need for respectful working standards.
Customized Sportswear – Union Made “Sweatfree” Options to keep you Sweat-Free!
Make certain your recreational supplies support companies with the highest labor standards- and don’t forget about union made printing and embroidery!
The ethical moisture wicking sportswear guide below has all the information you need to make your custom team apparel project a success, while upholding your organization’s values.
If you have further questions about sporting goods, don’t hesitate to ask us!
|What You Can Get!||What isn’t available|
|Union made in the USA moisture wicking polo shirts and tee shirts.||Nike, Columbia, or Champion moisture wicking apparel made by unionized workers.|
|Sporting goods made in the USA, including sports uniforms for volleyball, football, cheerleading, lacrosse, and more! This includes Powerstretch and XDri Performance Apparel.||Team uniform apparel made with a union label or eco fabrics.|
|American made bamboo wicking material, made into T-shirts, polos, and more!||A better wicking eco material beyond bamboo (which cannot be considered organic because of chemicals used for processing).|