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Circular Milestone

Circular Milestone

Sympatex, Wear2Wear and Design2Recycle present an innovative vision of the future of circular design ...
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Marine Plastic Mining?

Marine Plastic Mining?

October 2, 2019 was an important date for the non-profit organization The Ocean Cleanup – and hopefully also for the Pacific Ocean, in the long run ...
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Coffee. Sack. Kayak?

Coffee. Sack. Kayak?

Using a 3D printer and used coffee sacks, Melker of Sweden prints kayaks - showing the hard goods' circular revolution may finally be at hand ...
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Dawn of a New Era?

Dawn of a New Era?

Outdoor B Corps and their allies call on executives of Apple and Amazon to put their words into action: Shareholder Primacy must die ...
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Eye on the Prize

Eye on the Prize

Sustainability rakes in the awards on both sides of the Atlantic at this summer’s OutDoor by Ispo and Outdoor Retailer trade shows ...
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A Voice for the Wilderness

A Voice for the Wilderness

This year The Conservation Alliance celebrates its 30th birthday - Executive Director John Sterling takes a look back on three decades of impact ...
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Wool's Second Life

Wool’s Second Life

Most Swedish sheep farmers either discard, burn or plow their wool into the ground. Suston visits the island of Gotland, where old wool is now becoming new insulation for outdoor jackets ...

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Wool's Second Life

Wool’s Second Life

Most Swedish sheep farmers either discard, burn or plow their wool into the ground. Suston visits the island of Gotland, where old wool is now becoming new insulation for outdoor jackets ...
The Changemaker

The Changemaker

The sustainable apparel discourse remains a largely Western affair. What if Asia is ripe for a home-grown sustainability movement of its own? ...
Running Faster Side by Side

Running Faster Side by Side

Launched in 2018, Project Clean Run relies on collaboration and believes in tracing and sharing best practices in the footwear industry, with a focus on trail running. After the completion of its first phase, where is it heading? The key actors fill us in ...
Are We Ready to Rent?

Are We Ready to Rent?

Rentals is a recurring theme in discussions on sustainable consumption - but is it feasible for outdoor gear and apparel? Rentaplagg's founders are on a mission to prove the skeptics wrong ...
Rethinking Membrane

Rethinking Membrane

Is there a solution to the waterproof vs. breathable membrane dilemma that is also sustainable? Mario Stucki and Anna Beltzung, the brains behind the award-winning Sane Membrane, respond with an emphatic “Yes!” ...
Renewal is in the Air

Renewal is in the Air

"Outdoor Futures” is a think tank of sustainability managers and experts, working on a vision that could mean a total make-over for the outdoor industry. It seems that their timing is just right ...

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