Sustainability Report

Product image for BURTON [ak] Polartec Power Grid Fleece Balaclava
Brand
Burton
Category
Snow
Primary Materials
Polyester, Spandex
Colour
black
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
3 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 received a poor rating for 2nd use due to it not being reused, recycled, nor consisting of recycled materials.
0 Out of 10