Category Archives: Sustainability

Faction Skis Receives Coveted B Corp Certification

Faction Skis, a Swiss company, continues demonstrating its commitment to sustainable and ethical business practices. The company announced this week it has qualified for a B Corp Certification. B Lab, the nonprofit that provides B Corp Certifications, is focused on positively shifting the “behavior, culture, and structural underpinnings of capitalism.” It issues certifications to qualifying […]

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This Carhartt Bikini Will Change How You Think About Upcycling

If you’ve spent time on social media the past couple of years, it’s likely you’ve come across Nicole McLaughlin’s viral designs. The 28-year-old crafts her pieces with upcycled clothing and gear from recognizable outdoor brands and household items: she’s transformed Carhartt beanies into shorts, Patagonia fleeces into a beach set, an Arc’teryx jacket into a […]

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Rossignol Is Making a Recyclable Ski

As gear gets more technical and higher performing with every season, many sustainability-minded brands are trying to figure out how to keep their old products out of the landfill. Skis, the vast majority of which see only around seven years of use, are no exception—which is why Rossignol’s announcement of a new limited-release 75 percent […]

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