Shwood Release Sustainable Sunglasses Range Sustainable Sunglasses are the USP of the new CAMP range from Shwood. Shwood Eyewear is traditionally an urban brand, but its new CAMP range is targeted at the outdoor market. Shwood saw a need for affordable polarized eyewear with spring hinges that were durable enough for outdoor adventure. Sustainable Sunglasses… Continue reading Shwood Release Sustainable Sunglasses Range
REI Debuts Hiking Boot Range Outdoor mega brand REI Co-op debuts its new Hiking Boot Range in Spring 2021. Founded in 1938, REI has long been a leading name in camping equipment, but this will be their first ever footwear line. The initial drop features two models, the Traverse and the Flash, with a third… Continue reading REI Debuts Hiking Boot Range
Scarpa Release 100% Biodegradable Shoe The New Spring Range from Scarpa will feature a 100% biodegradable shoe. The Mojito Bio, features a biodegradable EVA midsole, and an innovative new biodegradable rubber blend for the outer. The uppers use “Bio Knit Fabric”, a breathable material again made from plant based fibers. The shoe’s biodegradable status has… Continue reading Scarpa Release 100% Biodegradable Shoe
Cotopaxi 100% Sustainable Material Pledge Cotopaxi have just announced their new 100% Sustainable Material Pledge. By 2022 they will make 100% of their product line with materials certified as either responsible, recycled, or repurposed. The Utah based ethical outdoor brand is already a pioneer in its commitment to sustainability and philanthropy. The company is B… Continue reading Cotopaxi 100% Sustainable Material Pledge
PrimaLoft are the latest performance textile manufacturer to further improve the sustainability of their manufacturing process. The company have already been using “PCR” (Post-consumer recycled content) in their products since 2007, long before the recent trend. They’ve now gone one step further by reducing their carbon emissions by an impressive 48% thanks to PrimaLoft P.U.R.E!… Continue reading PrimaLoft P.U.R.E. insulation reduces CO2 by 48%
Mountain Equipment Launch Closed Loop Recycling System Mountain Equipment has just announced the launch of its ambitious new DOWN CYCLE Closed Loop Recycling System. The iconic British outdoor gear brand introduced recycled down in 2017 with the Earthrise range. The company now want to take things a step further with the introduction of a fully… Continue reading Mountain Equipment Launch Closed Loop Recycling System
Osprey’s New White Label Sustainable Backpack Range is the next step in the company’s pledge to become the most eco outdoor brand. Our aim is to become the most progressive, transparent and sustainable outdoor hardgoods brand worldwide. 2020 is a new milestone in this journey. Osprey They’ll have tough competition of course, as this is… Continue reading New Osprey Hemp Based Sustainable Backpack Range
Consumers are increasingly concerned about their impact on the environment and the demand for sustainability made gear is growing rapidly. Just looking at the number of Bluesign certified products on the shelves compared to just a few years ago shows that the biggest brands are taking it seriously.