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JanSport's Recycled SuperBreak Backpack Collection

Updated : 15-Oct-2020

Recycled SuperBreak

JanSport Launches the Recycled SuperBreak, their first backpack with 100% recycled fabric.

Company Name

JanSport

Headquarters

United States

Product Launched in

4/1/2020

Sustainability Benefits

The Recycled SuperBreak, each containing the equivalent of 20 plastic water bottles worth of recycled plastic, uses 900 Denier Polyester CORDURA® eco fabrics, made of postconsumer waste such as plastic water and soda bottles.

USP

  • All the machines used in the production of the Recycled SuperBreak use renewable energy and the fabric produced has a solvent free PU coating.
  • JanSport also uses 60% recycled paper,vegetable ink and a water-based varnish for their product hangtags.

End user sector

  • Textile Material Manufacturers and Producers
  • Sustainable Textile Production Facilities
  • Outdoor and Adventure Sports Accessories Manufacturers

How does this work?

  • JanSport uses CORDURA® eco fabrics to make their backpack series.
  • This incorporates repurposed and recycled plactic waste, in the making of the backpack.
  • Also while dyeing their products, the patented technology used will use minimal water.

About the Company

Established in 1967, JanSports was created to help adventurers experience and celebrate the outdoors. Though the brand began by manufacturing and marketing world-class outdoor backpacks, today the product offering includes outdoor gear and daypacks. All JanSport packs are backed by a lifetime warranty to guarantee they stand by customers through their life's adventures.

Company Contact Details

Stakeholders

  • Synthetic fiber professionals
  • Textile industry sustainability professionals
  • Value chain components

    • Natural or synthetic fiber
    • Apparel or accessories

    Product Category

    • Personal accessories

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