BallerGear Isn't Just A Cool Brand Name
We Believe Transparency is Paramount
WHERE DOES BALLERGEAR APPAREL COME FROM?
We take Made in Canada seriously.
Which is why we’ll never slap “Made in Canada” on a tag unless it truly is.
Currently all of our apparel is
1. Supplied by a trusted Canadian partner.
Our core print partner is an ethically diverse family owned operation based out of Ontario, Canada with 22 years experience.
2. Designed, Printed & Shipped in Canada
We are proud to be able to provide the best quality product at a reasonable price point, while maintaining environmental integrity with all apparel printed using an eco-friendly water-free process.
3. Environmental-Ethical Ideals
As our CEO Darrin Thompson DT is a core proponent and advocate for Human Rights and Social Justice, when brought to our attention that some apparel brands that we were offering did not adhere to certain environmental or ethical certifications.
More importantly as those companies apparently do not share the same core values, integrity, and beliefs of DT and our BallerGear Partners as true advocates for Human Rights and Social Justice.
We are shifting to the exclusive offering of
All items are all WRAP and or GOTS Certified.
What Is WRAP?
WRAP (Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production) is a globally recognized, independent 3rd party certifying body whose mission is to promote ethical, humane and lawful conditions and practices in all manufacturing facilities. Companies accepted into the WRAP organization go through an extensive application process in which manufacturing facilities, working environments, and worker's rights are inspected and approved by the WRAP association. WRAP certifications are awarded based upon both internationally and nationally accepted humane workplace standards, local laws, and ethical manufacturing regulations.
What Principles Does the WRAP Certification Include?
- Human resources management
- Health and safety standards
- Environmental and eco-friendly practices
- Legal compliance including import/export and customs compliance and security standards
Here are the company statements:
BELLA+CANVAS and All Sport (Color Image Apparel, Inc. brands) are committed to maintaining and upholding responsible workplace and environmental standards. All US production and office facilities have received Platinum accreditation from WRAP. We only work with partners who share our values of a humane and safe workplace and are in the process of getting all our international facilities WRAP certified as well.
NEXT LEVEL APPAREL:
At Next Level Apparel we are committed to the highest standards in every aspect of our business. Each member of our dynamic team is dedicated to delivering a superior customer service experience. Next Level Apparel follows all of the CPSIA (Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act) testing standards. Our WRAP certified (Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production) factories are committed to the highest ethical standards of conduct and best quality practices. At Next Level Apparel we respect the rights of each individual and care for the environment. In addition to being sweat shop free and child labor free, we take social responsibility to the next level in everything we do.