Tag Archives: recycled content

‘Worn Wear’. Don’t buy new stuff – love the stuff you already have

This 27 minute film comes from Patagonia. Worn Wear is an exploration of quality – in the things we own and the lives we live. This short film takes you to an off-the-grid surf camp in Baja, Mexico; a family’s maple … Continue reading

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Patagonia’s recycling program

The following comes from Patagonia Australia. This winter Patagonia launches its Australian COMMON THREADS INITIATIVE, with the aim of encouraging the Australian community to ‘take the pledge’ and work towards reducing our environmental footprint. Since the launch of the original … Continue reading

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Helly Hansen Ekolab Collection

The following comes directly from Helly Hansen. Helly Hansen Ekolab Collection Protects from Bad Weather While Protecting the Planet “Global warming means less winter play. In order to help preserve cold winters for future generations, Helly Hansen introduces its second … Continue reading

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GoLite

As the name suggests, GoLite focusses on creating light weight equipment. They make a range of men’s and women’s clothing, packs, sleeping gear, foot wear and other equipment. The company headquarters are in Boulder, Colorado. Only having recently discovered this … Continue reading

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Outdoor gear from abandoned tents – WiTHiNTENT

This UK-based initiative is great, they make recycled gear from some of the useable junk left behind from the massive summer festivals held over there: “On the back of the 2009 festival season I became aware of the environmental issue … Continue reading

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Keeping it local… Australian made bike gear

I was just starting to hunt around for Australian made bike gear, and discovered that Human Powered Cycles in Melbourne have already pulled it together. As they say in the introduction: “Ok so we know the benefits of local stuff… … Continue reading

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new profile: Mountainsmith

Mountainsmith This company, based in Colorado, sells their products at specialty retail outlet throughout the U.S. as well as through their e-tailers listed on their website.They make a range of items, from technical backpacks, day packs, travel storage systems, luggage, … Continue reading

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