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Brand new, landfill rescued Arc’teryx packable gear at a discount? Yes, please.
Today Arc’teryx launched its own circular line of products to extend the life of your outdoor equipment and prevent equipment and fabrics from going to waste. The program is called ReBirdconsists of three initiatives: Arc’teryx used equipment, Arc’teryx ReBird upcycling equipment (new!), And the brand’s maintenance and repair services.
But the star of the show is sure to be Arc’teryx digital ReBird platformwhich will consist of upcycled and reused products at heavily discounted prices.
“At the arc‘Teryx We have always designed products that last, and durability is critical to how we become a circular economy, ”said Katie Wilson, senior manager for social and environmental sustainability. “It allows us to do fun jobs like making new products from old ones, reselling used equipment, and repairing them.”
The brand also hopes this program will be an important step towards achieving its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 65% by 2030.
Arc’teryx ReBird: First Products
Arc’teryx launched ReBird with the first three travel-friendly, outdoor-oriented and stowable models. There is a bag, a shell and a packable travel bag. Three fantastic and versatile staples for outdoor and urban use.
“High quality materials that are safe from waste and devices that are worn beyond their optimal function are reinterpreted to find new life as a series of unique special offers,” describes Arc’teryx.
Arc’teryx makes this $ 35 pouch from upcycled post-consumer materials in a variety of colors, fabrics, and styles. Measuring 9 “by 5” (approximate volume of 1 liter) and weighing just 22 grams, it’s what Arc’teryx calls its streamlined “salvage style” – just stow it away, grab it and go.
Arc’teryx makes this $ 65 bag from upcycled post-consumer materials in a variety of colors, fabrics, and styles. (Specifically, it’s made up of used jackets that have been returned to the brand.) Lightweight, durable, and with pockets galore.
Stowe Windshell – Men & Ladies
The Stowe Windshell ($ 179) uses end-of-the-roll materials reclaimed from the production process to ensure less (or no) material is wasted. So it’s not used, not upcycled, but still sustainable in its own way. Arc’teryx describes it as a lightweight, weatherproof “performance hoody”.
ReBird products are currently available in North America (USA and Canada).
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