While the global textile industry is known for contributing to waste worldwide, at Aiayu we go to great lengths to avoid waste in our own production. In fact, we have established a zero waste programme in India for all our cotton products, where we recycle leftover cuttings and fabrics and use them to make small items like our tote bags and hang tags – as well as larger designs, such as our Raw Quilts and Raw Rugs.
A percentage of the profit from this programme is donated to a local school for challenged children in Agra, India called TEARS: Train, Educate and Rehabilitate Socially. It reflects our desire to give back to the country where our products originate. To demonstrate our respect for their people, their society and the environment at large. To know more on our Zero Waste programme click here.
At Aiayu, we actively strive to support the local communities where we work, both environmentally and socially. Giving back to the local communities is our extra way to thank them for their help – by helping them in return.
With this in mind, we created our Aiayu organic cotton line.