This 95% recycled hoody from Patagonia is made with 30 plastic bottles and 0.9 pounds of cotton scrap, using 95% less water and producing 53% less CO2 compared to the manufacture of a conventional cotton hoody.
Made from heavier-weight recycled cotton/post consumer recycled polyester/elastane fleece fabric with a brushed back for cozy warmth next-to-skin. A classic pullover hoody with a kangaroo-pouch handwarmer pocket. The small woven label logo features original Patagonia artwork and like all Patagonia apparel is Fair Trade Certified™ sewn.
- Weight: 680 g (24 oz)
- Material: 11.5-oz 55% postconsumer recycled polyester / 45% recycled cotton knit fleece with a brushed back
- Country of Origin: Made in Mexico
- Fabric is certified as bluesign™ approved
- Fair Trade Certified™ sewn
PROVENANCE AND ETHICS
Patagonia was founded by Yvon Chouinard in 1973, the company's roots are in clothing for rock and alpine climbing, but they now produce a diverse mix of apparel targeted towards skiers, snowboarders, surfers and climbers. Patagonia are a world leader in creating ethical, sustainable clothing.
Fair Trade Certified - Patagonia pay a premium for every Fair Trade Certified item that carries their label. That extra money goes directly to the workers at the factory, and they decide how to spend it. The program also promotes worker health and safety and social and environmental compliance, and encourages dialog between workers and management.