Take a trip to any climbing spot and there’s unfortunately a high chance you’ll stumble upon some plastic in the wild on route. As a global movement grows to cut down its use, many retailers are moving to a more sustainable production model. In the world of apparel and outerwear Patagonia is the reigning king of recycled materials and environmentally-minded manufacturing and distribution practices. Hell, the Synchilla has used recycled polyester made from plastic bottles since 1993. Fast forward 25 years and fellow Californians Everlane announced this week it would commit to removing all new plastic from its supply chain by 2021 (coincidentally, this week the European Parliament voted for a complete ban on a range of single-use plastics—a ban that is planned to go into affect in 2021 as well). The first step for Everlane, the ReNew collection of well-designed fleece and puffy jackets for men and women made with 100% recycled polyester fabric.
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