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WHY: The U.S. recycling rate is only about 35%, and less than 10% for plastics. It’s up to us consumers to choose quality reusables and increase demand for made-from-recycled gear!
Keep the travelers in your life geared up for adventure while protecting the Earth we love to explore with this planet-friendly set of made-from-recycled gear. Includes:
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Recycled Polyester Lightweight Packing Cubes (Set of 3)
Organize with sustainable style. Make packing a breeze with these 3 fully recycled lightweight packable travel cubes. Made of recycled polyester, the top handles let you quickly grab from your luggage when you need them. We also love them for everyday organization on the go.
Recycled Tire & Vinyl Passport Holder
This durable accessory boasts two card slots and one larger slot for passports and important documents.
With the sale of this and other products handcrafted by Friends International, hundreds of street children, who formerly worked to support their relatives, are able to go to school. By training their out-of-work parents and offering them a range of comprehensive services, Friends International is helping families strengthen their resources and improve their children’s futures.
Recycled Ultralight Compact Travel Towel in Mojave Red
The Ultralight Nomadix towel is perfect for camping, backpacking and travel. Nomadix has designed this product to be versatile without sacrificing performance, so you can own less and do more.
SIZE: 54″x30″ PACK SIZE: 2″ x 5″ x 5″ WEIGHT: 8 oz
*Option to add on* Recycled Plastics Collapsible Travel Pack
A lightweight, hydration-ready backpack made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic bottles. With plenty of storage, this bag is perfect for all your adventures.
For every item purchased through Ten Tree, the company plants 10 trees. The company has 20+ projects they are affiliated with and have planted trees in over 10 different countries. To date, they have planted 20 million trees and have a goal to plant 1 billion trees by 2030.
Ten Tree’s sustainability efforts extend beyond planting trees and they are ommitted to making their products using only fabrics and materials that are gentle on our resources and the planet. Whether it is organic cotton, recycled polyester, cork, or coconut; you can feel good about how your product is made, and what it is made with!
The company is B-Corp certified with an overall b-score of 124. They also promote fair labor practices and safe working conditions throughout their supply chain and their factories are Fair Trade and WRAP approved.
Global Goods Partners
A 501(c)3 organization, Global Goods Partners is committed to providing sustainable jobs for women. They’ve partnered with several community-based organization to tap into the skill and artistry of their artisan partners.
All proceeds from their product sales go towards developing sustainable market access, training, and funding to help their partners thrive. To date, they’ve awarded more than $150,000 in grant funds to their partners.
Nomadix’s ethos is “Own less. Do more.” The company produces long-lasting, environmentally-friendly products that customers can use for more than one activity. Sustainability through versatility: performance towels designed for yoga, beach, camping and travel.
Nomadix products are made from certified recycled material to make sure existing resources are utilized instead of harvesting new resources from the planet. All products are made using certified post-consumer recycled plastic and contribute to 1% For The Planet.
Chico is committed to transparency and environmental advocacy. They take great care in crafting products that help humanity bag the single-use habit. They do this by advocating for waste reduction and designing the highest quality, longest lasting reusable bags.
Chico also has a Pay It Forward program, where you can send them your old, reusable bags and they will re-distribute them to fixed and low-income families ready to start a reusable bag habit. Alternatively, they will recycle them into new, useful products through partnerships with artists, crafters, and non-profit organizations.
Chico’s headquarters strives to be zero-waste by asking their employees to sort their waste into a variety of recycling, repurposing, compost, and landfill bins. With this system in place, each employee’s impact on the landfill is less than one pound per month.
In addition to being B-Corp certified, Chicos is also a member of the Fair Labor Association and a Green America Approved Business. They’ve also been voted the Best for the World for Environmental Impact 5 Years Running and Best Overall for 2018 by the B-Corp awards.
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