Reusing, reducing, and recycling is a lifestyle here at Twisted HQ. In the last year, one of our top sustainability achievements has been ditching single-use plastic packaging by switching to curbside-recyclable materials. It's significantly more expensive, but worth it!
- recycled and recyclable kraft paper
- reusable cotton project bags
- 100% recycled and recyclable paper mailers (like those shown above)
- recyclable and usually recycled cardboard boxes
- any bubble wrap, packing pillows, or large plastic zip bags you find in your order are repurposed from shipments that we've received (some boxes too!)
Carbon & Energy
Carbon Offsets - At no additional cost to you, we use software to estimate the amount of CO2 that is released into the atmosphere for each shipment and pay to offset those emissions. Read more.
Energy Efficiency - We minimize heating and cooling with a programmable thermostat, reflective window coverings, and insulating curtains. All our lightbulbs are LEDs, and a smart power outlet system ensures lights and fans aren't accidentally left on overnight.
Renewable Energy - Twisted participates in our power company's renewable energy plan, which supports 100% Pacific Northwest renewable resources like wind (92%), solar (5%), biomass (2%), and geothermal (1%).
Work from Home - Our team members work from home when possible, eliminating unnecessary car trips and emissions.
Akara Yarns Organic DK
This DK Merino is not only gorgeous, it's also Global Organic Textile Standard certified. That means it's mulesing free, made without dangerous chemicals, workers are treated fairly, and sheep live in a stress free environment where they can roam freely.
Remix is 100% recycled using a low-impact manufacturing process patented in France. By carefully sorting and shredding garments and fabrics left over from the ready-to-wear industry, there is no need to dye them again, which saves water and prevents water pollution.
Blue Q's sassy bags are made with 95% post-consumer recycled materials like used rice sacks. The resulting fabric is water-resistant and wicked durable so you can ditch single-use plastic bags. Plus, Blue Q donates 1% of the sale of its bags to environmental initiatives like the Nature Conservancy.
Brooklyn Tweed offers 100% American-made, breed-specific yarns that support domestic textile production—designing, sourcing, dyeing, and spinning their yarns within the USA. These homegrown yarns preserve, support and sustain the tradition of U.S. textile production.
Stasher bags are a reusable alternative to disposable plastic baggies and single-use plastic containers. They're made of pure platinum silicone from natural resources — primarily sand. It’s 100% plastic-free and BPA-free with no fillers. Stasher is a certified B Corp and member of 1% For The Planet.