Patagonia continues to focus on sustainability. The company that brought “truly sustainable denim” to the denim market launches a line of workwear forged from Iron Forge Hemp canvas, a new formula of industrial hemp, recycled polyester and organic cotton.
The new canvas is abrasion resistant, made with workers like farmers, builders, foresters and environmental activists in mind. The collection emphasizes durability, function and comfort.
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