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Inside Patagonia’s fabric lab: recycling fabrics

First, they turned soda bottles into jackets. Then long underwear into new garments. And now they’re making nylon that can be used again. The fabric department at Patagonia has always pushed the limits on what’s possible in sustainable clothing.

In this video, we went inside the lab with the fabric development team’s Steve Richardson and Todd Copeland for a look at the new recyclable nylon Shelter Stone jacket and a jacket re-made from Italian sweaters.