Monthly Archives: November 2011

Patagonia recycling program now available in Australia

From Patagonia: “We accept all Patagonia products for recycling, and the process is easy. While we encourage you to find a new home for any garments or items that are still useable, any Patagonia product that has reached the end … Continue reading

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Recycle Outdoor Gear (ROG)

ROG is the UK’s first free of charge online service dedicated to helping people to find a solution to “the endless amounts of gently used and unwanted outdoor clothing & equipment taking up space in cupboards, lofts and garages”.It was … Continue reading

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Mammut

Swiss-based Mammut Sports Group makes high quality clothing, footwear, climbing gear, backpacks, headlamps and sleeping gear. While they have been seeking to become more sustainable in their operations in recent years, it is probably the realm of working conditions in … Continue reading

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Drift sunglasses

From the company: “DRIFT Eyewear® is a company founded on quality, craftsmanship, and a desire to push the eyewear industry to a new level through technological innovation and ecological consciousness”. All of the materials used to craft our products are … Continue reading

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Patagonia opens second store in Australia

Patagonia is one of the highest rated companies profiled on this site. Their profile and assessment is available here. There has been one store opened previously in Australia – in Torquay, on Victoria’s Surf Coast. Now a second store has … Continue reading

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