Plastic Impact Alliance
The Plastic Impact Alliance and Eco Cycle partner up to collect, recycle, and quantify polybag waste from 11 outdoor businesses on Pearl Street in an effort to raise awareness and encourage solutions
This summer's PIA activation at Outdoor Retailer eliminated an estimated 500 single-use plastic water bottles from the show
The outdoor apparel company celebrated the first anniversary of its self-created Responsible Packaging Movement by declaring itself a 100 percent plastic-free packaging brand
Outdoor brands are working to address their plastic packaging problem, one polybag at a time
The aftercare company keeps gear out of landfills and focuses on doing the same with plastic
Plastic Impact Alliance member spotlight: NEMO will eliminate 100,000 polybags in two years—a roadmap for the rest of the industry
From fabrics and materials to packaging, Plastic Impact Alliance member Big Agnes continues to push itself on the sustainability front
Thirty-two percent of our survey respondents have nixed plastic polybags
This week, we caught up with Cameron Walker, general manager of Icebreaker North America, to learn more about the VF-owned brand’s environmental campaign to completely remove synthetics from its collection
If you’re serious about eliminating single-use packaging from your company and the outdoor industry, these five companies can help
HydraPak’s RECON is the world’s first bottle made from 50 percent post-consumer recycled plastic
After a long and successful career—including years spent as CEO of Patagonia and president of KEEN—Sheahan knows a thing or two about celebrating and protecting the outdoors
Our oceans are filling up with plastic and everyone is scrambling to build more sustainable businesses. So why do we still rely so heavily on polybags for distributing our products? Let’s unpack the history, the challenges, and the possible solutions to eradicating them. Or at least recycling them.
Inspired by the Plastic Impact Alliance, Patagonia took a hard internal look at its own trade show footprint to discover ways to improve its zero-waste efforts. Here's a recap of what they found, and what we can all learn from it.
Plus, data on how the outdoor industry rallied around kicking plastic out of Outdoor Retailer Summer Market last month
Our industry makes real bottles. So let’s use them and reduce single-use containers at Outdoor Retailer. Join us in making The Plastic Impact Promise and commit to bringing your own personal drinking vessel to the next show.