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Simple – satire. Recycled car tyres, recycled plastics and organic cotton. RRP $119.95.
KEEN – Jasper. Suede leather upper, carbon rubber outsole – uses KEEN.CORK technology. RRP $170.
Brooks – Cascadia. 4 BioMoGo midsole – biodegradable. RRP $219.95.
Bambooware plate, bowl, cutlery. Made from bamboo. RRP Plate $0.95, Bowl $0.80, Cutlery $0.30 each.
EXPED – Downmat pump 7. Use recycled foam chips from other models. RRP $259.95.
Bamboo Series U6V Notebook. Bamboo casing. The first notebook to survive conditions of Qumolangma Peak (8848 m). RRP $3499.
Pacific Outdoor – Eco thermo 6. Carbon neutral footprint – using renewable resources and sustainable energy. RRP $229.
Barefoot Radler Beer. The first Australian beer to be certified carbon neutral. Six-pack RRP $13.99.
ORTLIEB – Sling it XC. All PVC free products. RRP $189.95.
KEEN – Cornell. Made from 100% recycled materials. RRP $110.
Brunton – Solaris foldable solar array. Harness the sun and power up anywhere. RRP $250.
UBD 09 Green Directory. Recycled paper with soy-based inks. RRP $39.95.
Icebreaker – GT320 vertical vest. NZ merino wool – check out the sheep who wore it before you (baacode) RRP $219.95.
Mission Playground – Build Tee. 100% organic cotton. RRP $49.95.
Gondwana – Squizz. 70% bamboo, 30% cotton. RRP $65.
Gondwana – Cicada Tee. 50% Soy, 45% cotton, 5% elastane. RRP $60.
The North Face – Johnston Crest Eco. Recycled materials. RRP $89.95.
Paddy Pallin – Cicada. 87% recycled yarn. RRP $129.95.
Icebreaker – BF200 Oasis Crewe. NZ merino wool – check out the sheep who wore it before you (baacode). RRP $119.95.
Mountin Designs – Evaporaid. Cocona – activated carbon made from coconut shells. RRP $59.95.
Mission Playground – Learn tee. 100% organic cotton. RRP $49.95.
Gondwana – Matilda tank. 50% bamboo, 45% cotton, 5% elastane. RRP $50.
Icebreaker – Alpine Skier Lite. NZ merino wool – check out the sheep who wore it before you (baacode). RRP $39.95.
Envirosax bamboo bag. Made from bamboo. RRP $24.95.
Gondwana – pant .50% soy, 45% cotton, 5% elastane. RRP $90.
Osprey – Resource Series Helix. PET fabric, mesh, zipper pulls, binding tape –100% recycled. RRP $74.95.
KEEN – Newport. Moulded rubber, aluminium and liners – all 100% recycled. RRP $190.
Platypus – Big Zip SL 2L/ 2L Bladder. BPA free water carriers- refillable, reusable and healthy. RRP $62.95/$19.95.
SIGG Travel Bottle 1.5L. Never throw a plastic bottle away again. RRP $31.95.
EXPED – Telescoping Pole Explorer SA. Use DAC Green anodizing. RRP $219.95/$214.95.
Sea To Summit – trek and travel pocket soaps. Phosphate free, paraben free and biodegradable. RRP $5.95.
guyotdesigns – Micro Bites. Each set carries 11 kg of verified greenhouse emissions reductions – carbon negative! RRP $4.95.
Casio Riseman G9200 watch. Solar powered battery saving tilt sensor. RRP $399.
Seiko Arctura Kinetic watch. Mercury-free batteries and kinetic tech. RRP $850.
Corban & Blair travel journal. 100 percent recycled paper and recycled atlas on cover. RRP $55.
Coleman Stormbeam Dynamo lantern with FM radio. Features crank to power lantern. No batteries, electricity or fuel required. RRP $79.99.
Sun Jar. Solar panels collect rays and store them in the jar for a night glow. RRP $75.
Wotnot 30+ SPF sunscreen. Certified organic ingredients. RRP $25.95.
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