The Lo & Sons mission to inspire people to go places while leaving a positive impact on people’s lives and the planet has always been our driving force. After a successful 10 years in business, we are so grateful to have grown to a size in which we are able to work with bigger and better material suppliers, utilizing more eco-friendly materials.
I remember asking about sustainable materials before our first-ever production order 10 years ago. Best case scenario was that we would be able to request a minimum order quantity of 10,000 yards of material—which would have been all the money we had at the time—but most often, I was met with blank stares of confusion.
In the past couple of years, Lo & Sons has made significant progress towards using more eco-friendly materials including organic cotton canvas and recycled poly made from plastic water bottles. We have also developed relationships with factory partners working to reduce their own environmental impact by building out solar panels and reducing water usage and waste.
At the same time, following one of our core values of curiosity, we have pushed ourselves and the business to keep learning how we can continue to evolve and improve. We have always tried to look at the whole picture, but to be honest, it can sometimes feel overwhelming. There is so much that can be done…so much to do!
We have always focused on designing high-quality products that will last and stand up to the demands of our consumers, but the reality is many of our bags do eventually end up in a landfill. As a small business, we simply don’t have the resources to provide an in-house repair service for our customers, which is why we are incredibly excited to have partnered with The Renewal Workshop.
The Renewal Workshop is the leading provider of circular solutions for apparel and textile brands, and new this month, customers are able to shop a renewed line of Lo & Sons bags. Our team is thrilled to meaningfully engage in the circular economy and rethink the possibilities for our products’ lifecycle.
The team at The Renewal Workshop is working to keep one-million pounds of waste out of the landfill by 2025, and Lo & Sons feels very thankful to have found a partner and community that is also driven to leave a positive impact on the planet.Click here to learn more about The Renewal Workshop and our partnership.