Osprey uses recycled plastic fabric for durable bags

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Osprey is a well-established outdoor gear brand. Since the company launched in 1974, every product has passed through the hands of founder Mike Pfotenhauer, who maintains high standards in regards to the company values of innovation, integrity, quality, respect and stewardship. In alignment with this philosophy, the newest releases are made using recycled plastic water bottles for a sustainable approach. Each of these new additions is also guaranteed, like every product at Osprey, with the company vow to “repair any damage or defect for any reason free of charge-whether it was purchased in 1974 or yesterday.” The Arcane series has been a popular part of the Osprey lineup for a while, with functional and durable items like the Arcane Tote Pack, Arcane Tote, Arcane Roll Top, Arcane Small Day and Arcane Laptop Sleeve, to name a few. The most recent additions include the new Arcane Waist, Arcane Zip Pouches and Arcane XL Pack. Each item is made from 100% recycled polyester fabric. The fabric goes through a process that turns it from plastic into a strong fabric for everyday use. The company estimates it lowers its carbon footprint by 45-50% by relying on recycled materials . The fabric is […]

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