About Us

Welcome! Thank you for visiting ReCreate Store.

We Are Ethical

ReCreate's sewing training and production centre is located in the disadvantaged community of Dey Tmey, Cambodia. The production of ReCreate clothing and homeware in this centre provides sustainable employment for women in order to empower them to protect their children at risk and embrace hope for a better future. Each woman is employed under excellent fair trade working conditions which include:

Living wages with the opportunity to earn matched savings every month
A 30 hour work week to ensure that each woman has time to care for her family
Full sewing training covering every step of the garment making process
Additional training in areas such as reading, writing and budgeting
Paid holiday leave, sick leave, maternity care and overtime pay
The opportunity to care for children on site or assistance to send them to school
A light and beautiful working environment with caring managers
100% of our profits returned into their community of Dey Tmey

In addition, every ReCreate Store product is sourced from producers who align with our ethical values of fair trade and community partnership.

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We Are Organic

ReCreate's fabrics are certified by the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) and Better Cotton Initiative (BCI), so you know that our garments are kind to the environment as well as the people who make them. These are leading global standards and include benefits such as:

A guaranteed minimum of 95% certified organic fibres
Never using genetically modified seeds or harmful fertilisers in the growing process
The sustainable use of land to maintain a healthy balance in the soil
Prohibiting the use of harmful chemicals and bleaches at all stages of the process
Strong procedures for minimising waste during production
Recyclable paper and cardboard packaging materials used when shipping
Fair employment and good conditions for all workers from the farms through to the factories

Our products are also thoughtfully selected and created using a range of environmentally friendly and recycled materials as well as sustainably sourced leather in order to minimise the impact on our planet.

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We Are Sustainable

ReCreate is continually moving towards a more sustainable way of doing business, with regular reviews of our environmental management plan. It is our aim to minimise impact on the planet while providing fair employment that enables a better future for marginalised people. Strategies for sustainability include:

Only using 100% recycled, recyclable, reusable, biodegradable poly mailers
Using recycled and recyclable paper and cardboard in our packaging
Shipping our garments in recycled, reusable cotton bags
Only selling products made from organic, natural, recycled or sustainably sourced materials
Using recycled eco buttons in the ReCreate garment range
Developing products that utilise fabric offcuts from garment production to minimise waste
Donating or selling all garment samples

So you now know that with every purchase you make, you have created the opportunity for positive change. Nice one.

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