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Kara Turner (Brooklyn, NY, US)

Cephalopod ID Tee

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Emma Mellinger (Pompano Beach, FL, US)
Soft, Stylish and Sciency!

Fits true to size. Really soft cotton, but not the thin pre-worn out sort. Great olive color. Love the old-style technical illustrations

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Scott Michael Turner (Denver, CO, US)
Great shirt

I really like this shirt. Fit true to size. Fabric is super soft. The design is great reminds me of an old encyclopedia or something.

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Cephalopod ID Tee

 
Made in California from 100% ringspun organic cotton and screen printed using algae ink, providing a soft hand feel and excellent wash durability.

Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) Certified, the worldwide leading standard for organic textiles like cotton. GOTS certification ensures our cotton is pure and ethically sourced and is made without chemical pesticides, forced labor, child labor, or unfair wages.

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Screen printed using bio-based, renewable algae ink. At large-scale production, algae black pigments are carbon negative! Algae absorb atmospheric carbon dioxide and that carbon gets “locked” into the bio-based black pigment for over 100 years.

Screen printed using bio-based, renewable algae ink. At large-scale production, algae black pigments are carbon negative! Algae absorb atmospheric carbon dioxide and that carbon gets “locked” into the bio-based black pigment for over 100 years.

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Spirulina (a type of algae) is grown in California using sunlight, water and carbon dioxide from the air. Algae grow faster than terrestrial plants and are renewable. When algae grows it absorbs carbon dioxide and produces oxygen. Algae do not use traditional farmland, thus production does not displace food production.

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The spirulina are grown to produce a blue colorant called phycocyanin, which is extracted and used as a natural food colorant. The remaining material is considered algae by-product, and is then used to make the bio-based black algae pigment on our tees!

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The pigment is purified and milled to form a dispersion with similar characteristics to other traditional petroleum based pigments.

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The pigment is used to create the first commercially available water based ink with bio-based pigments. Using this ink, the tees are screen printed (also in California, where the algae are grown and the tees are manufactured), then shipped to us here in Miami.

Customer Reviews

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Kara Turner (Brooklyn, NY, US)

Cephalopod ID Tee

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Emma Mellinger (Pompano Beach, FL, US)
Soft, Stylish and Sciency!

Fits true to size. Really soft cotton, but not the thin pre-worn out sort. Great olive color. Love the old-style technical illustrations

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Scott Michael Turner (Denver, CO, US)
Great shirt

I really like this shirt. Fit true to size. Fabric is super soft. The design is great reminds me of an old encyclopedia or something.

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