Category Archives: Sustainability

Made in America

Labor Day is an outgrowth of the late 19th century labor movement, and the first Monday of September retains its central character as a day of national tribute to the contributions that American workers make to the prosperity of our … Continue reading

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Making It In NYC: Maker Movement Exhibit @ the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Last week, a small group of manufacturers, who make everything from fine hardwood furniture to combat apparel to architectural metalwork to, you guessed it, thongs, gathered at BLDG 92 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard to celebrate the opening of an … Continue reading

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Moral Manufacturing: How Hanky Panky Reduces, Reuses & Recycles

Every day is Earth Day here at Hanky Panky. Skeptical?  Hard not to be, when “greenwashing” is so rampant you have to consult the Greenwashing Index before buying dishwashing detergent or tampons. Well, visit our showroom in Manhattan or our production and warehousing facility in … Continue reading

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Sustainability & Fashion at Hanky Panky

Following are excerpts from a career-related speech that Elizabeth de Luna, Class of ’14, gave in her Public Speaking class at Barnard College. The fashion industry is a vicious cycle of excess and spending, desire and immediate gratification. It’s no … Continue reading

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Happy Manufacturing Day!

To celebrate Manufacturing Day, we’d like to show you how our legendary undies are made and shipped from our Production and Shipping facility in Hollis, Queens, New York City!   See the full slideshow here.    See the full slideshow … Continue reading

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Cotton and Sustainability

It’s important for fashion and clothing companies to think through the consequences of their supply chain’s effects on the environment and human safety. More consumers are taking notice and are willing to spend a bit more for ethically and sustainably made clothing. … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day from Hanky Panky!

Here at Hanky Panky, we’re proud to be red, white, and blue, through and through! Hanky Panky has been manufacturing in the Northeast area of the USA since 1977. Manufacturing locally saves time, fuel, and shipping costs, thus drastically reducing … Continue reading

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