Green Gear

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Sustainability meets performance in these eco-friendly products

Green Gear

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1. Nau Cleanline Jacket

Green Gear

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Built-in stretch and minimalist design make this 100-percent-recycled-polyester soft shell crag- and curb-friendly. $220;

2. El Naturalista Moai

Wear these slip-ons to the eco-lodge: They have hand-stitched uppers, natural rubber outsoles, and vegetable-tanned leather. $160;

3. Ex Officio Tofutech Tee Shirt

Soy fabric makes this wicking technical tee incredibly soft. $34;

4. GoLite Drimove Sleeveless Top

Carbon particles from coconut husks give this ultralight shirt odor resistance. Recycled polyester makes it quick-drying and moisture-wicking. $28;

5. Osprey Circuit

The ReSource pack series, available this summer, employs recycled fabric, webbing, buckles, zipper pulls, and more. $99;

6. Timberland Greenscapes Mountain Sneaker

The outsole is recycled. The leather vegetable-tanned. But that’s not all: It’s Timberland’s first shoe to carry the company’s groundbreaking Green Index label, which rates a product on its overall environmental impact. $95;

Part II

Green Gear

Green Gear

1. Timbuk2 Hemp/PET Bag

Hemp is durable, grows fast without pesticides, and looks great blended with recycled polyester in this classic messenger bag. $150;

2. Pacific Outdoor Eco Thermo 6

From its bamboo insulation to the recycled aluminum valve to the dye-free fabric, this carbon-neutral sleeping pad lets you sleep with a clean conscience. $150;

3. Big Agnes Battle Mountain

Heated bamboo creates charcoal, which is then used to make a synthetic fiber, which in turn makes up the insulation on the bottom of this bag (down fill, also sustainable, is used on top). -15°F; $289;

4. Patagonia Eco Rain Shell

Both the outer layers and lining of this jacket are made of 100 percent recycled polyester. $190;

5. Patagonia Finn

There’s nothing crunchy about this sleek approach shoe, even though it has recycled content in the midsole, outsole, and footbed. $110;

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