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Fully recycled new Jack Wolfskin fleece

Waterproof and breathable Texapore Ecosphere membrane is the key.

14th May 2021

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Andover, MA, USA


Jack Wolfskin’s latest DNA Hike collection features a three-layer fabric made entirely from recycled materials.

It consists of Polartec Windbloc recycled synthetic fabrics in the outer and inner layers as well as a waterproof and breathable Texapore Ecosphere membrane which is also made from recycled materials.

The DNA Hike collection is based on Wolfskin’s iconic styles from the archives which have been redesigned and updated with the latest sustainable technologies.

The classic Gecko fleece sweater, which has been a bestseller for Wolfskin since 1995, will also be available as a fully recycled product from next winter.

The brand has used Malden Mills Polartec fabrics in its collections since 1988 and in 1999 the Polartec Recycling collection – one of the very first on the market – was introduced and grew to become a staple in Jack Wolfskin clothing.

This year, Polartec is also celebrating the invention of fleece material 40 years ago.

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