Spring is 2 days away and the rain is already pouring. What better way to protect yourself and your family from the weather than with eco-friendly, recycled rain gear. Below I have listed some of the best eco-friendly rain gear.
Men – Rei has a Sierra Designs Cyclone Eco Rain Jacket with 2.5-layer Drizone™ Green fabric that is composed of a textured, double-ripstop recycled polyester face over a solvent-free waterproof, breathable laminate
Women – Patagonia offers a Women’s Eco Rain Shell Jacket that’s breathable and waterproof and made entirely from recycled polyester. This jacket won the Outside Green Gear of the Year award in 2007.
Children – Patagonia has a Kids Rain Shadow Jacket that is Fully recycled superlight storm-level protection that’s waterproof, breathable, compressible and 100% recyclable. Choice of 4 different fun colors.
Man’s Best Friend – West Paw Design has eco-friendly rain gear for your dog. Made with 100% recycled polyester fabric that is also recyclable again after providing years of comfort and protection to your dog on all those wet, misty Spring days. This product never needs to be thrown away – EVER! Innovative design allows this jacket to be recycled again, and again, and again.
Rainboots – Kamik offers recyclable rainboots for women and children in an assortment of colors and designs.
Umbrellas – Eco ‘brella Auro Open Auto Close Folding Umbrella made of 70% recycled materials. The Eco ‘brella canopy is made of 100% recycled PET (PolyEthylene Terephthalate) bottles. The Eco ‘brella frame is made of 70% recycled aluminum.