Category Archives: clothing

Recycled down

This is an interesting development from Patagonia – recycled down being used in garments. This is part of their re-collection, which also includes products made from recycled wool and polyester. Patagonia says: “The cornerstone of the collection, Patagonia Recycled Down … Continue reading

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Patagonia: ‘selling better, not more’

Outdoor clothing and gear company Patagonia has always got a good rap on this website. They are slowly building their presence in Australia, with five stores operating at present. They have also increased their social and cultural involvement (for instance … Continue reading

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Mountain Designs heritage range

I certainly wouldn’t consider Mountain Designs to be a leader in the outdoor industry when it comes to sustainability. But this range of t-shirts which have been produced to mark the companies 40th anniversary look good. They are billed as … Continue reading

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Patagonia Denim Redefines the Blue Jean

This story from Moja Gear highlights the moves by Patagonia to produce a more sustainable – and more ethical – denim jean. Cleaner, Safer, and Fair Trade, Too: Patagonia Denim Redefines the Blue Jean We all own at least one … Continue reading

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Waterproof, Breathable, and Toxin-Free

Patagonia is upping its own environmental ante, with a $1 million investment in Beyond Surface Technologies, a Swiss company that’s pushing petrochemicals out of the gear closet. In this article by Mary Catherine O’Connor from the Outside website, it is … Continue reading

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Change starts with a (Fair Trade) T-shirt

I haven’t as yet got around to doing a profile on Prana. Given that their clothing is becoming more available in Australia, it’s probably time to do a write up. But until then, check this short piece about one person’s … Continue reading

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Patagonia Uses Reclaimed Cotton, Down and Wool for “Truth to Materials” Collection

Patagonia gets featured on this site on a regular basis. This is simply because there are a lot of sustainability initiatives happening within the company. The following is lifted directly from the Selectism website and was written by Jeff Carvalho. … Continue reading

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