Our philosophy is spinning around sustainablity, like our way of living
Varvaressos is truly
and the strategy of the company is to lead the way towards a traceable, innovative and responsible textile future. We raise the quality of the products and services, creating added value for the end consumer.
Continuous research, experimentation and innovation aiming to minimize our environmental impact and help to create sustainable supply chains drive our efforts.
The corporate commitment is reflected in a premium process and a product portfolio that incorporates excellence, innovative performances, creativity as well as both social and environmental responsibility.
Varvaressos only selects premium smart ingredients with sustainable identity for all its yarns range.
The tip of the iceberg
is its premium yarn
An innovative and socially-responsible system from the cotton field to the yarn that supports farmers and businesses at the foothills of Mount Olympus. The whole supply chain up to the yarn is located within 200 km by the company, claiming GMO-free cotton seeds, water savings, reduced CO2 emissions, transparency and traceability, to name a few key values.
Demonstrating its values,
Varvaressos has obtained the STeP by OEKO-TEX® – Sustainable Textile Production – certification for environmentally friendly and socially responsible production facilities. The aim of STeP by OEKO-TEX® certification is the long-term implementation of environmentally friendly production processes, social working conditions and optimum health and safety. Moreover, the company boasts the ISO 14001 international standard that specifies requirements for an effective environmental management system, as well as the ISO 9001 international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system, because keeping quality standards in the production results in efficient use of resources, long-lasting products, that is translated to sustainability.
Actions & Results:
Energy production and consumption
from renewable sources: 8.107,49 MWh
– reduced emissions: 5.175,74 tn CO2e
(plastic, paper, metal): 37,30 tn – reduced emissions: 316,99 tn CO2e
Rain Water Harvesting
Heating of the office and staff places
is being carried out from the heat that is recovered through the heat exchangers which are connected to the cooling system of the air compressors. Αnnual fuel saving is about 20.000 lt – reduced emissions: 55,60 tn CO2e
Actions for energy saving
the annual energy saving is 860 MWh.
→ Optimization of compressed air system:
the annual energy saving is 670 MWh.
→ Replacement of fluorescent lamps with LED tubes
[Annual energy saving: 510 MWh].
Total energy saving: 2.040 MWh – reduced emissions: 1.302,32 tn CO2e
sequestered by 11.327.695 urban tree seedlings grown for 10 years.