When it comes to things being Eco-friendly or not, there is a wide and vast array of many different particular aspects that go into outdoor clothing being Eco-friendly or not. However sometimes when it comes to knowing these particular things it can be difficult. This particular article offers you the insight and a more in depth look at the quest for Eco-friendly outdoor clothing.
- Earlier this year Greenpeace produced a seminal report on the “hidden hazardous chemicals in outdoor gear”. They tested 40 products including 11 jackets for PFCs (polyfluorinated chemicals) and only two jackets from the test were PFC-free.
- Some brands baulk at the cost of the changes bluesign suggest.
- If a jacket doesn’t do the job you bought it for, it could end up landfill, with the brand deemed permanently untrustworthy in your eyes.
“How green is your outdoor jacket? And I don’t mean is it “Lush Meadow” one of this season’s on-trend shades according to the Pantone Fashion Colour Report for Fall 2016. Yes such a thing exists. And that’s part of the problem, more on which later.”