Sustainability Report

Product image for BURTON [ak] Polartec Power Grid Fleece Half-Zip Base Layer
Brand
Burton
Category
Tops & T-Shirts
Primary Materials
Polyester, Spandex
Colour
black charcoal
Gender
men
Product URL
www.mrporter.com/…
Product Details
Our Rating
Brand Sustainability Effort
Burton is not taking adequate steps to eliminate hazardous chemicals in its supply chain
4 Out of 10
Raw Material

This product is made primarily from Polyester and Spandex.

Polyester fibre is manufactured using comparatively carbon intensive non-renewable sources and involves an extensive chemical process. It is associated to microplastic releases in water during after-use care. It is not biodegradable but is recyclable. So eco impact is high.

Elasten/ Spandex fibre is manufactured in laboratory through extensive chemical processes, is associated with comparatively medium-high effect on global warming and fossil fuel depletion. It is not biodegradable. Still it has relatively low eco impact.

6 Out of 10
Production
This product received a poor rating for production due to a lack of transparency with regards to it's production.
3 Out of 10
Transport
This product received a poor rating due to a lack of transparency with regards to transport.
3 Out of 10
2nd use
This product contains recycled components. Extending the life of clothes offers the greatest overall potential across carbon, water, and waste targets. This can be achieved by designing clothes to be more durable, and by encouraging re-use through sales of second hand clothing or through recycling.
10 Out of 10