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The latest news on sustainable gear for your next outdoor adventure.
Klean Kanteen recently announced a shiny new initiative for their classic TKWide and Straw Line and it involves swapping virgin metals with recycled stainless steel.
You guys!!! Swiss sports brand On announced a move away from petroleum-based resources by creating a new foam material called CleanCloud™, made using carbon emissions as a raw material. On is the first company in the footwear industry to explore carbon emissions as a primary raw material for a shoe bottom unit, specifically EVA foam, that could also be used in other shoe parts and products in the future. This is some huge sciencey sustainability progress, here! Read this press release to learn how it all works!
Some exciting new technology just hit the market that makes sustainable outdoor gear and apparel even more eco-responsible! YKK, together with EON and Houdini Sportswear have launched the first outdoor apparel with innovative new tech that helps promote product circularity. That means recyclable gear just got a lot easier to recycle at the end of its useable life thanks to YKK TouchLink. Read more in this press release and find out where to find this new tech.
Searching for earthproof, adventure-ready audio wherever the trail takes you? Look no further than the shiny new Jaybird Vista 2. It’s a wireless earbud that truly does it all. What does that mean? Read on to learn more about this new piece of tech that just dropped today.
GSI Outdoors announced a partnership with SeaTrees, an ocean-positive project from the non-profit charity Sustainable Surf to actively counterbalance its carbon emissions, and SeaTrees, an organization full of great people doing outstanding work to help reverse climate change, is a company that not only aligns with but amplifies GSI’s passions, values, and personality. Red the press release to find out more.
It’s time for another giveaway!!! Spring has arrived, which means it’s time to pack up and go! Hit the trail! Book a campsite! Sleep outside! But don’t forget the sustainable essentials when you head out the door! Fortunately, we’ve got you covered in that department with our Pack Up and Go Giveaway! Enter now because it ends April 2!
REI announced some good news for Co-op Members recently: they can now send in their used gear in exchange for an REI gift card! But that’s not the only place online you can sell your used outdoor gear. We’ll explain how the new REI used gear trade-in works, plus where else you can get cash for the stuff you no longer use!
We’ve teamed up with The Nomadic Network to bring you a live event about how to make your camping trips more sustainable! So sign up and tune in to hang with us for a bit this June!
Big Agnes ups their sustainability game with new sustainable materials and dying processes for some of their award-winning tent models and a brand new foam pad.