A: For a detailed description look at the link below or go to our Sustainable textiles section in the drop down menu under English or Dansk.
A: The regeneration and purification processes are in Slovenia and Northern Italy. The owner of the trademark ECONYL® is Aquafil SpA in Italy and it is with them, we have our partnership agreement
A: The yarn is made from several different nylon sources, both pre-consumer and post-consumer waste:
Discarded fishing nets
Industrial nylon waste
Old rugs and carpets
Industrial plastic from landfills
A: The discarded fishing nets come from different parts of the world. Some of them come from Net-Works™–Projekt operating in the Philippines and others from Healthy Seas operating in Cameroon. There is also collections in Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, Italy and Greece.
A: That depends on the fabric. For Vain Dane Athletic Sigge and Valdimar leggings and Freja and Maggie sportsbras there is 65% ECONYL® regenerated yarn in the fabric. For Sigrid, Holger, Tyra, Ran, and Sigmund there are 78% ECONYL® regenerated yarn in the fabric.
A: TENCEL™, Lyocell, and Modal are textile fibers, which are made from sustainable wood fibers. The wood is from sustainably managed forests. The wood logs become wood chips that again become pulp. The pulp is then made into fibers from which the yarn is spun.
A: TENCEL™ is biodegradable, compostable and antibacterial. The process uses a lot less water and energy and has a closed loop system.
A: The clothes are sown in Alytus, Lithuania. The company is SEDEX certified.
The labels are made in Greece in a GRS certified company.
The fabric is woven in northern Italy and Portugal in companies with high levels of certifications.
The blue pattern fabric is dyed in northern Italy on ECONYL® regenerated nylon fabrics with Oeko-Tex certified organic dye.
The elastic is made in China in a small family run company.
The drawstrings are made in Japan in a GRS certified factory
A: The women sowing the clothes work in Alytus, Lithuania, and work 8 hours days - 5 days a week. They have lunch break, health insurance, and holidays as per EU regulations.
A: Because of our small production scale, we can make some changes if a number of people jointly requests a specific design. However, extra cost will occur.
Send an email with description of what you would be interested in discussing and we will be in touch.
A: In order to be able to throw the sportswear into the wash with the rest of your daily wash, we have chosen fabrics that can be washed on 40 degree celcius.
A good idea is to turn the clothes inside out to spare the clothes a bit.
A: No. The textile fibers are not suitable for drying and it will shorten the lifespan of the clothes.
A: The fabric we use for the Sigge leggings contains 35% Elastane and therefore very stretchable. You should order a size smaller than your usual size for this design.
A: No, we will not have "Sale" at any time or seasons end. Our clothes are season-less and we don't follow dictated colour trends.
The basic colours will remain the same, but new designs and colours will be introduced, when there is a natural production increase and new product development.
A: At the company's discretion a discount code can be introduced to honor an event or particular day - World Ocean Day, etc. This will be announced in the newsletters and on our social media pages.
A: Yes, we can add logos and colours to the clothes to match the company logo. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
A: Yes. Tina Søgaard-Pedersen can be booked as a speaker on topics concerning:
"Ocean Plastic" and textiles from alternative resources
Ethical Sustainability - Global Goals
Sport and Sustainability
Sustainability in MENA and Nigeria
A: Our shipping bags are made from sugar canes and 100% recycled LD-PE bags, which are all produced in Denmark.
A: We aim to send within 1-3 days of receiving the order. Should there for any reason be a delay, then we will inform the customer immediately.
A: We ship to all countries, where our carrier can assure delivery. Norway and Switzerland are not included due to customs. For orders to either country please contact Vain Dane Athletic for further inquiry - Sales@vaindane.com
We made sure to make the size choice easy for you. That is why on our product pages you will be able to see a picture of a size chart for each product.
On this page is an overview of all the different styles. If you have additional questions feel free to contact us: email@example.com
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