The Adidas Terrex Two Ultra Parley trail running shoe has a Primeblue knit upper that features Parley Ocean Plastic that’s made from recycled waste that’s intercepted from beaches and coastal communities before it reaches the ocean (SRP $180).
Allied Feather & Down uses state-of-the-art facilities and employs 14 to 17 steps in processing its RDS down, encompassing sourcing, cleaning and delivery.
Nearly the entire upper of the ASICS GEL-Nimbus Lite is made with recycled material, and the FLYTEFOAM midsole technology incorporates Cellulose Nanofiber, a sustainable material that also increases the durability of the foam (SRP $150).
The Brooks Glycerin 18 includes an engineered mesh upper with added stretch for improved fit, and a reconfigured midsole with more DNA LOFT cushioning (SRP $150).
Cotopaxi’s Mariposa Leggings are made with a supportive blend of recycled polyester and Spandex, and have Polygiene odor-control technology embedded in the fabric (SRP $90).
The Ecco Biom C Trail’s upper has adjustable speed laces and is made from ECCO YAK leather combined with sporty textile for breathability. By SS21, all of the brand’s trail product will be made using DriTan leather technology that saves 20 liters of water per hide, and 20 million liters of water per year (SRP $220).
Hoka One One’s Stinson ATR 6 ($160) is the latest evolution of one of its original max-cushion models. The late stage Meta-Rocker offers added stability, and the new engineered mesh upper made in part with recycled polyester fibers and TPU-reinforced toe-cap provide a comfortable, protective, durable fit.
Part of Injinji’s Everyday Upcycled Collection, the Everyday Lightweight Crew (SRP $13) and Hidden (SRP $11) Upcycled Cotton socks feature a fiber blend called ReCover Blue, constructed of upcycled cotton fibers and recycled polyester that is sourced from post-consumer rPET bottles. The rPET is obtained by melting down post-consumer plastic bottles and re-spinning it into new polyester fiber.
Lowa’s Maddox GTX LO is 100% vegan, waterproof/breathable, and is ideal for long-distance trail running. It offers one-pull speed lacing, a dual density DynaPU midsole and PU MONOWRAP layer on the upper, and an Enduro Evo outsole (SRP $195).
Nikwax uses clean chemistry in its products, all of which are water-based and biodegradable.
The NiteIze Radiant 300 Rechargeable Headlamp can be recharged in about two hours via an included micro USB cable. It provides dual-color beams, five modes, is impact and water resistant, and the body tilts 90 degrees for easy beam adjustability (SRP $49.99).
Nuun Sport is non-GMO verified and vegan. The brand is working on making all of its caddies from post-consumer recycled materials, and is aiming to reduce the use of virgin petroleum-based plastics in its tubes (SRP $7 per tube of 10 tabs).
The OrthoLite EcoLT insole combines 6% plant-based bio-oil content derived from castor beans (a non-food source that doesn’t compete with food crops and uses very little water to grow), and 5% recycled rubber content.
Reebok’s Forever Floatride Grow is the brand’s first-ever plant-based performance running shoe. It’s made with castor beans, algae, eucalyptus trees and natural rubber.
Part of Salomon’s Play Minded Program, the recyclable Concept Shoe is made completely of TPU which can be ground down at the end of its life, then combined with original TPU and used to construct an alpine ski boot shell.
The Saucony Women’s Challenge Quarter Zip top is made of 90% recycled polyester/10% Spandex (SRP $90).
SmartWool’s women’s Marino Sport Ultra Light Hoodie features body-mapped panels of Merino Sport 150 for breathability and temperature regulation, and a recycled nylon outer shell with DWR coating for added protection (SRP $130). The sustainable women’s Merino Sport Lined Short utilizes a Marino Sport 150 mesh liner to enhance thermoregulation (SRP $60).
The North Face Flight Futurelight Jacket is waterproof, breathable, packable and quiet and is made from 88% recycled nylon. It weighs in at only 236G (SRP $280).