How sustainable is



Polyamide is a term used to refer to a variety of different fabrics that are made from strings of polyamide monomers. The most famous form of polyamide fabric is nylon, but there are many different varieties of this textile. These fabrics are derived from carbon-based molecules, they are entirely synthetic. Polyamide is not biodegradable and since it is a plastic material it will release micro plastics when worn and washed.

bergstrand material GUIDE ranking*



Banned materials are those that we strongly recommend to discontinue for use in clothing production due to their negative environmental or health impacts. These materials may be highly toxic or non-biodegradable, and may pose a risk to the environment and to workers.
* The Bergstrand Material Guide Ranking is only a guide. Our consultants can help with accurate assessments of your brand’s use of materials.
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