Choose Gear That's Been Around The Block

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What about my backpack? Cloth isn't waterproof, so what can I get that's still eco-friendly?

Choose Gear That's Been Around The Block

According to the Sierra Club of Canada, it takes 50 percent less energy to make recycled paper and plastic. Paper costs us trees and plastics production requires oil - good reasons to scout out travel gear made from recycled materials. features backpacks made from recycled soda bottles. Outdoor outfitter, Patagonia (, which has stores in the U.S. and several other countries, sells clothes and shoes made from recycled materials.



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