Fairtrade
Project Pico

Organic Cotton Trunk Short Charcoal

£20.00

Organic and fairtrade everyday underwear

Material

95% Fairtrade Organic Cotton 5% Elastane

Fit
Specifications

Elasticated Waistband

Clothing Care

As a consumer you can reduce your impact significantly* by taking care of your clothes.

We recommend that to save water, reduce detergent usage, reduce energy consumption and to extend the life of this garment that you wash it as infrequently as is practical.

*wearing your clothes for 9 months longer can reduce carbon, water and waste footprints by 20-30% each.

Group 21
Delivery

UK: Free delivery 3-5 working days from dispatch 

Europe: £8 delivery 5-8 working days from dispatch 

Rest of world: £18 delivery 8-20 working days from dispatch

Description

An updated style of Pico’s original trunk. With slimmer fitted legs and enclosed elastic these fairtrade and organic cotton jersey trunks are extremely comfortable for everyday wear.

Pico work directly with a small fairtrade factory in southern India, using organic cotton sourced from fairtrade farmers’ cooperatives.

SIZING
  • Fits true to size. Take your normal size

These trunk shorts are designed for a close fit.

 Size
To fit waist (inches)
S 30-32"
M 34"
L 36-38"
XL

39-41"

 

Still not sure about your perfect size and fit?
Our team can provide detailed information for any of our products:
orders@brotherswestand.com

Returns or exchanges:
For hygiene reasons I am afraid we cannot accept returns or exchanges except in cases of a faulty product.

 

Product Footprint

Product Footprint

Strong Points

Fairtrade supply chain
Use of organic cotton
Fully transparent supply chain

Project Pico Organic Cotton Trunk Short Charcoal footprint

People

Pico underwear is made by MILA a small fairtrade factory in southern India, using organic cotton sourced from fairtrade farmers’ cooperatives.

MILA is Faitrade certified and tailors receive a living wage which is far above the legal minimum wage in India. Others benefits for workers include interest free loans so workers can buy land and build their own houses.

Working as a cooperative with a fair trade mark ensures that the farmers get a fair and stable price for their cotton crop. In addition, the Fairtrade fund supports various projects within local communities, such as creating safe drinking water sources, funding further education and organising women’s self-help groups.

Planet

Organic farming methods are gentler on the environment and also farmers who may suffer ill health when coming into contact with the intensive fertilisers and pesticides used in conventional cotton production.

The dye is also Oeko-tex and the dye unit recycles all their dye water. The pools of dye water are used as solar panels to power the recycling process. 95% of the water goes back to drinking water and 5% is used as building material.

Elastane gives underwear a degree of stretch and durability. Whilst the production of elastane has significant environmental impacts we accept the use of high quality elastane in products where it is necessary for the function of the product.

Country of origin

Suppliers

Organic cotton: PICO sourced from three farmer-run cooperatives in India, Pratima and Pratibha Syntex and Anandi. (all Fairtrade certified)

Knitting of jersey fabric: Shakthi Knitting Unit, Tirupur (Grade A Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production certified)
Cutting and sewing: MILA, Southern India (Fairtrade and GOTS certified)

Areas For Development

Pico have created an exceptional Fairtrade supply chain. Brothers We Stand have been equally impressed with the commitment of the founders to continual development. Pico are exploring removing elastane, and using 100% organic cotton. Alongside this they are trying to find ways that they can transport all their shipments by sea.

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