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Return to Durability

Doubling the lifespan of a product reduces its impact by 50% – a sustainability silver bullet if there ever was one. The conversation around outdoor’s durable roots and future has just restarted.

By Jonathan Fraenkel-Eidse

Are We Ready to Rent?

Rentals is a recurring theme in discussions on sustainable consumption – but is it feasible for outdoor gear and apparel? Outdoor Buddies founders are on a mission to prove the skeptics wrong.

By Mats Nyman

The Year of Gear Repairs

For years, the outdoor industry has talked about letting customers be able to repair their products. This past year, more and more brands have gone from words to action.

By Karen Hensel

Biodegradable – Nature’s Solution or Dead End?

Throughout history, human technologies have more or less been in harmony with nature’s cycles. Not any more. Could Biodegradable or Circular Fibers bring us back?

By Jonathan Fraenkel-Eidse