Wednesday, 18 March 2020 14:16

88% recycled Mountain Hardwear Ghost Shadow™ Hoody wins top outdoor clothing award

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Mountain Hardwear’s sustainable Ghost Shadow™ Hoody has won gold in the clothing category at this year’s UK OIA Awards, announced at the Outdoor Industry Association’s conference in Cheshire this week.

Ghost Shadow™ Hoody, was up against some tough competition, with both top outdoor industry judges and the public recognising its strong sustainable benefits, while still maintaining high-performance.

Between its 100% post-industrial recycled shell fabric and semi-recycled trims, lining, and insulation, the Ghost Shadow™ Hoody has 88% total recycled content. It raises the standard of utility, while reducing carbon and water impact to bring the heat to where it's supposed to - the wearer, not the atmosphere.

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Steve Adams, Product Line Manager of Outerwear at Mountain Hardwear, commented: “Our experience-driven design team has worked tirelessly to bring this innovative, sustainable and synthetic equivalent to our best-selling Ghost Whisperer™ to market. To be recognised at such a prominent UK event, among strong competition, is a great accolade - especially as votes came from both outdoor industry experts and the general public.”

Steve continued: “Ghost Shadow™ uses 100% recycled ripstop nylon and recycled trims and is insulated with 100% and 70% post-consumer recycled PrimaLoft® Eco synthetic insulation. It provides amazing warmth-to-weight ratio for a stand-alone outer or warmth layer and remains warm and dry, even in wet weather.”

As well as weight and fabric technologies, Ghost Shadow™ was also recognised for its further impressive eco benefits, including using 52% less water and reducing carbon emissions by 39% during the manufacturing process.