MADE out of makes sustainable bags, accessories, and stationary locally in the Netherlands.
Fair trade: Some are made in their own workshop and the other half of the products are made in a social workshop, which is supported by the DOEN foundation. These workshops help people with a distance to the labour market come into contact with paid work again: people after a long illness, or people who don't speak Dutch well yet. These people trained in language and other skills.
Environmentally friendly: The materials come from Europe and are certified according to the Global Recycled Standard. They are mainly purchased from 2 permanent partners in Italy and Spain. These locations are visited by MADE out of once a year. They closely monitor the composition of the materials and the origin of the raw materials and whether this is communicated transparently. This can be very difficult to trace sometimes, but on the basis of test reports and certificates and many conversations with the productions, the composition is 90% in view. The following materials are used:
The packages are sent plastic-free via Post-NL green.
Local production: The products are produced in the Netherlands and the materials come from Europe.
Good cause: The products are made in social workshops that are supported by the DOEN foundation. In addition, MADE out of plants trees in their own local forest in the Hoeksche Waard!