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Common Threads

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Patagonia's garment recycling program turns worn-out clothes into fresh new wear.

Patagonia has never been one to follow the pack when it comes to greening business operations. The Ventura, CA company’s Common Threads Garment Recycling program, which transforms unusable garments into new clothing, is a great example. Launched in 2005, Common Threads accepts worn out fleece (from any manufacturer), as well as Patagonia cotton T-shirts and some additional polyester and nylon......read more

Antonin Kratochvil: Glaciers

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Lovely collection of scrap wood furniture. Wow.

Czech-born photographer Antonin Kratochvil has built an esteemed reputation on a portfolio of dark, gritty images capturing moments of upheaval and tragedy. His latest series, simply titled Glaciers, doesn't depart from his vision. Shot in the Patagonian wilderness of Chile and Argentina, the black-and-white photo essay is a beautiful but grimly honest look at a region imperiled by climate......read more

Trevor Gordon: Unpredictable

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Travel photos capture B.C. coast on 35mm film

We recently spotted these photos on The Cleanest Line, the excellent blog published by outdoor clothing brand Patagonia. The pictures, shot by Patagonia friend and product tester Trevor Gordon, document his travels along the west coast of Vancouver Island on a quest for waves.  "There is a beauty to the unpredictable," said Gordon. "Whenever I go on a trip I won't let my trustworthy......read more

Patagonia Wild Salmon Jerky

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Outdoor apparel company ventures into sustainable snacks with these delicious salmon treats $35.00

On first glance, a collection of salmon jerky products seems like an unlikely brand extension for an outdoor apparel company. But when that company is Patagonia, which lives and breathes environmentalism, it actually makes sense. Launched under the newly unveiled Patagonia Provisions program, Wild Salmon Jerky is available in three flavors (sold here as a three-pack) using selectively harvested,......read more

The Big SHFT: Michael Crooke, Sustainable Business Maverick

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The former Patagonia CEO, now a management professor at Pepperdine University, discusses the role of environmental responsibility in business

Michael W. Crooke's résumé reads like a young achiever's dream bio. The former Navy SEAL (underwater demolition team) holds a Ph.D. in management and has held senior executive roles at a number of companies in the outdoors industry, including Yakima, Kelty Packs, Pearl/Izumi and Patagonia, where he was CEO from 1999 to 2005. It was Crooke's time at Patagonia -- the company founded......read more

Patagonia Baby Synchilla Cardigan

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Cozy kids' cardigan made of ultra-soft, recycled poly fleece $65.00

At Patagonia, product quality and environmental responsbility make perfectly cozy bedfellows. Case in point: this classic Baby Synchilla Cardigan made from 85% recycled polyester fleece, which is sturdy enough to last several generations of kids. With a hand-me-down label on the inside, passing the garment along is strictly encouraged. And what comfy and warm babies they will be, in an ultra-soft......read more

Groundswell: Trailer

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New documentary follows surfers on a journey along British Columbia's unspoiled west coast -- a region threatened by oil pipeline development

Slated for release this coming fall, "Groundswell" follows surfers Peter Devries, Travis Gordon, Dan Malloy up the west coast of British Columbia, where the delicate coastal ecosystem faces a major threat in the form of the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline from Alberta's tar sands. The film, a collaborative production of the Raincoast Conservation Foundation, Patagonia, and Woodshed......read more

Bureo Skateboards Lands Investment from Patagonia

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Recycled skateboard startup produces shred sticks from discarded fishing net

Lauren Daley for the Huffington Post: What if you could not only clean the ocean, but turn the pollution you collect into something people want? That's the basic idea behind Bureo Skateboards. They also compensate the fishermen for the fishing net. With the motto "Skateboards for plastic-free oceans," and the slogan "Ride your Footprint," Bureo aims to reduce the amount of sea pollution by......read more

Tsampa Soup by Patagonia

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Organic soup mix inspired by Himalayan Sherpa cuisine $6.50

Patagonia's nascent range of food products, dubbed Patagonia Provisions, has a new offering in the form of Tsampa Soup, an organic veggie soup mix inspired by Yvon Chouinard's travels in Nepal. There, nearly 35 years ago, he was introduced to tsampa, a simple roasted grain staple that provides high-altitude fuel for Sherpa climbers on their Himalayan ascents. With organic Tsampa Soup, Patagonia......read more

Patagonia Natural Wood Bowl/Tray

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Reclaimed wood shaped into warm collection of serving bowls and trays $35.00

This handsome series of bowls and trays, available exclusively at ABC Home, is handcrafted from fallen Lenga trees by the indigeneous Mapuche people of Chile and Argentina. So a purchase not only lands you with an amazing piece of warm, natural design, but also supports traditional Mapuche artistry, helping them protect their culture and their land. The collection includes four shapes and sizes:......read more

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