environmental support

Responsible. Sustainable. Comfortable.

Since 1901 we’ve been making comfortable clothes you love to live in. And we’ll continue making them for generations to come because being environmentally responsible is our priority. Comfort for you. Comfort for the future.

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We’re proud to be selected again as an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year—for the 11th time!

Being environmentally responsible is at the core of what we do. Learn more about how you can make a difference at www.energystar.gov

70% of our products are made in Hanes owned facilities

or through our dedicated contractors – giving us the oversight to ensure our clothes are manufactured in an environmentally and socially responsible way.

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Plastic-Bottles

HanesBrands t-shirts, sweats and underwear eliminate 60 million plastic bottles from landfills annually.

American Grown Cotton

We source most of our cotton in the rain-rich states of the Southeast, utilizing advanced farming methods and water optimization strategies to create less impact on the environment.

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We’ve reduced our water usage by 30%

and we treat 100% of the wastewater from Hanes’ manufacturing facilities through an advanced, naturally occurring biological process.

We’ve shifted 41% of our energy consumption to renewable sources, using biomass, hydro and geothermal energy.

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MAKING A DIFFERENCE

Three College Students Explore T-Shirt Sustainability In Behind-The-Scenes “Crop to Campus” Documentary

The “Crop to Campus” documentary, created by award-winning filmmaker Rod Murphy of Asheville, North Carolina, follows three North Carolina State University now-graduated seniors from the Wilson College of Textiles as they review every step of T-shirt manufacturing.

HanesBrands Scores A Superior A- Grade For Continued Environmental Stewardship In The CDP 2019 Climate Change Report

Demonstrating continued achievements in environmental stewardship, HanesBrands today announced it earned a leadership level A- score for the second year in the  CDP 2019 Climate Change Report.

HanesBrands Renews U.S. EPA Smartway Transport Partnership To Support Environmental Stewardship

Hanes, which has been a program partner for three years, recently submitted its data on shipping and energy-conservation efforts associated with the transportation of raw materials and distribution of finished products.
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