Category Archives: Sustainability

7 Ways to Repurpose Holiday Gift Boxes

Hanky Panky incorporates the “3 R’s” of environmentally-conscious living—Reduce, Reuse & Recycle—in just about every aspect of its manufacturing and corporate operations, including the striking gift packing for our Signature Lace Thong multi-packs. Hanky Panky gift boxes are made of … Continue reading

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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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A Made in the USA Holiday!

The turkey and pumpkin pie have all been eaten, and the holiday shopping season has begun in earnest! Since shopping local and made in the USA is such a great idea, here are of a few of my favorite Made … Continue reading

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All-American Undies!

Happy Independence Day! Did you know? Hanky Panky products are designed and manufactured in New York, using domestic materials. That makes us not only thoroughly red, white and blue, but green as well! Check out these fabulous videos, which feature … Continue reading

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Gale & Lida Make a Holiday Visit to our Contractors!

You all know that Hanky Panky is proudly made in New York. Today, Gale and I had the up-close-and-personal experience of visiting our major contractors bearing Happy Holidays gifts. To visit the producers of Hanky Panky all we had to … Continue reading

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