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Patagonia's Clothes Recycling Uncovers Challenges Of Green Goals

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VENTURA, Calif. -- When Patagonia finalized its Common Threads Garment Recycling Program in fall 2005, is set out to make all its products recyclable by late 2010. With one and half years until it reaches that deadline, Patagonia has compiled a lengthy look at the Common Threads program.

In short, the company has learned a whole lot about what it takes to make clothing and other outdoor gear recyclable, but it's unlikely Patagonia's entire catalog will be recyclable by fall 2010. However, it just might make all its apparel recyclable by then.

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