Men's P-6 Logo Responsibili-Tee - Touring Red
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From Patagonia and part of their range of even more responsibly produced t-shirts, this 100% recycled t-shirt is made from plastic bottles and fabric scrap, Saving gallons of water compared to the production of a conventional cotton t-shirt.
The P-6 Logo Responsibili-Tee is made from a comfortable 50/50 blend of recycled cotton/postconsumer recycled polyester fabric that reduces the need for petroleum to make raw materials, and cuts end-of-life landfill and incinerator waste. It also results in a super soft and durable cotton feel t-shirt. Taped shoulder seams for comfort and fit retention. Fair Trade Certified™ sewn.
- Made with 100% recycled fabrics: 5.6-oz 50% recycled cotton/50% postconsumer recycled polyester, certified as bluesign® approved
- Design: Classic Patagonia original logo art on the back, small Patagonia logo detail on chest
- Country of Origin: Made in Mexico
- Fit: Regular Fit
- Weight: 213 g (7.5 oz)
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.
Recycled Polyester: In 1993, Patagonia adopted fleece into their product line made from post consumer recycled (PCR) plastic soda bottles making them the first outdoor clothing manufacturer to do so. PCR® clothing was a positive step towards a more sustainable system – one that uses fewer resources, discards less and better protects people’s health. Using recycled polyester lessens dependence on petroleum as a raw material source, curbs discards and reduces toxic emissions from incinerators.
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 dialogue between workers and management.