For the Planet. For the People.
All LITTLE PANDANUS suits are made from Italian Vita Carvico, a fabric made from Econyl, a 100% regenerated polymade made from recycled plastics.
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We are committed to producing swimwear mindfully and sustainably. We want to provide women with the opportunity to make a better choice for their environment by using a durable and long lasting fabric made from existing rather than new resources.
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Italian Vita by Carvico features:
Resistant to suncream and oil
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We have tried and tested our suits and find the fabric comfortable, secure and quick drying.
We are proud to work with a manufacturer who is committed to providing exceptional working conditions for their staff, supporting the local economy and cleaning up our oceans.
The people who make your bikinis are paid above award wages, annual bonuses, and a share of the monthly profits. All staff are provided comprehensive health insurance.
Our manufacturer works with balinese people from their local community which both supports the local economy and builds on the traditional tailoring and artisan skills which Bali is renowned for.
Our manufacturer donates a portion of their profits to the R.O.L.E foundation whose vision supports zero waste to oceans, sustainable business for coastal communities, and women’s business education and development.
ROLE Foundation was founded to stop land based waste from getting into the oceans. The foundation is working towards a sustainable future for islands, oceans and communities through skills, education and healthy environmental practices.
Since establishment, ROLE foundation have:
-Trained 31 Environmental Ambassadors.
-Supported over 1000 poor and marginalised women to find quality employment.
-Given 6,400 local school children Healthy Environmental Waste to Wonder Interactive Training.
-Cleaned the Padang Padang Ship Wreck (over a 5 month period).
-Put in place, (and handed over to local councils) Solid Waste Collection and Management Systems in various areas and local communities in Bali.
-Taught inmates at Kerobokan Jail Permaculture.
-Trained beach cleaners in Jimbaran, Kuta, Legian and Seminyak in Waste management, Permaculture, Erosion control and Back Beach Reforestation.
-Established a soap recycling program.
-Established a sustainable weaving program for empowering women.
-Built awareness through initiatives such as Zero Waste to Oceans Conference + Watermans Week.