Carré Blanc is committed
At Carré Blanc, we are commited to offer a household linen ever more respectful of people and the environment. The textile industry is the second most polluting industry after oil. This is why we have decided to change things and make new commitments turned towards a more responsible approach. By producing better, we hope to inspire you to consume better.
Quality raw materials
Carré Blanc uses the finest raw materials, subjected to a thorough and systematic extensiv quality control. The flax used for the creation of our household linen is grown in Europe. As for the cotton, it grows only in hot countries such as Pakistan, Brazil and the United States. It is then dispatched to our partners factories to be used in the making of our household linen. At this time, the majority of our products are made in Europe.
As we are concerned about your well-being, we have chosen percale and cotton satin to guarantee you a great resistance and unequal comfort. Whether it is our bed linen, our bath linenen ranges or our duvets and pillows, all our products meet the meet the highest requirements in terms of textile quality and finishes. From the origin of the raw materials to the production sites of our household linen, we unveil everything you have the right to know. We do not hide anything, everything is transparent.
Our collections of household linen GOTS Certified (Global Organic Textile Standard) assure you organic quality and responsible textile production from an environmental and social point of view. The use of organic cotton enables to reduce considerably the use of chemicals, of pesticides and water. Thanks to this certification label, we are sure that the workers from our partner factories benefit from a stable, fair and ethical working environment, in accordance with our values.
We are committed to producing household linen that is respectful of people and the environment. planet. This is why almost all of our products are Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certified. This label is an international system of control that guarantees theabsence of harmful substances that may be harmful to health or the environment in textiles used in ready-to-wear and household linen. To check For this status, you can fill out one of our certification numbers on the Oeko-Tex website.
European Flax® Certification
Our collections of washed linen bedding are European Flax® certified. This label guarantees the European origin of an premium quality flax fiber grown at the heart of Flanders which is 100% vegetal and vegan. Resulting from a local agriculture respectful of the environment, without irrigation nor GMO, the flax used for the manufacture of our linen products does not present health risks. Healthy, sustainable and ethical, it stands out by its exceptional natural properties.
Our actions for the environment
Trying to reduce our impact on the environment also involves other responsible approaches, which is why we are committed to a responsible approach in the fight for recycling. Each year, Carré Blanc sets up an annual large house linen collection named Collect Box. It is a supportive operation which aims to assist the Association Le Relais, member of Emmaus France, in its mission of social reintegration and circular economy. Each year, nearly 50 tons of linen are ansi recycled to be used in particular for the manufacture of insulating equipment for the house.
At Carré Blanc, we believe that by changing little things, we can make big differences. manages to make big changes. That is why our whole team is mobilised to implement concrete measures for the greater good of the planet. Therefore, we have redesigned our packaging to reduce plastic as much as possible. using now 100% recycled paper to produce our brochures and communication supports. Every day, we work hard to improve ourselves and take a fresh look at the way we see household linen.
We use the ecological delivery service Colissimo of the French Post Office to deliver your parcels quickly while respecting the environment. Your parcels are transported in electric vehicles by postal workers trained in eco-driving, which limits CO2 emissions. Our carbon footprint is offset by projects to combat global warming carried out by La Poste, in France and around the world. This clean delivery method is part of our long-term commitment to sustainable development.
Carré Blanc solidaire
Carré Blanc supports non-profit organizations in the fight against inequality and help people in need. Among our partner associations: l'Arche, Enfance Maghreb Avenir, le Rire Médecin or Emmaus Solidarity. These are family and social causes, that we are happy to carry through our sales benefits and donations.
Since 2019, we have...
- Distributed 1912 cuddly toys
- Distributed 6452 bath towels and beach sheets
- Collected 59 tons of recyclable linen