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Ventura, California
Editor of Patagonia's blog, The Cleanest Line
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Thank you, Kevin. The post has been fixed.
Hi Abigail, The Men’s Stand Up Shorts are available now. Women's Stand Up Shorts will be back next January, along with the men’s, as part of the spring 2017 line. We don’t use the Bombay fly anymore but some of our technical pants have a drop-seat configuration for the same purpose. This is what we currently have available with more options coming in the fall.
Toggle Commented Jun 20, 2016 on Stand Up for Your Favorite at The Cleanest Line
Hi Helen, Yes, we recycle what we can into something new and repurpose what can’t yet be recycled. You can learn how to recycle a garment here:
Toggle Commented Jun 6, 2016 on Repair is a Radical Act at The Cleanest Line
Fantastic piece, Bill. Thank you for sharing and for all the work you do.
Great point, Tim. I have updated the post with the video we made and the hashtag #ProtectBearsEars. Leaving these important elements off the original post was an oversight on our part. Thank you!
Yesterday marked the one-year anniversary of the spill. Linda Krop, Chief Counsel for the Environmental Defense Center, a Patagonia grantee, shares an update on the spill in this short video.
Toggle Commented May 21, 2016 on How to Prevent Oil Spills at The Cleanest Line
A new op-ed in The New York Times asks: "Could the end be near for one of the West’s biggest dams?"
We also checked old inventory, retail stores and outlets for you Amy. No luck, sorry.
Toggle Commented Apr 19, 2016 on Stand Up for Your Favorite at The Cleanest Line
Hi Amy, Just heard the Women's Stand Up Shorts will be back next January as part of the spring 2017 line. And, they'll fit better!
Toggle Commented Apr 18, 2016 on Stand Up for Your Favorite at The Cleanest Line
Hi Kristen, Our U.S. retail employees do receive the child care benefit or a subsidy to cover the cost of child care. Globally, child care laws and programs vary.
Toggle Commented Apr 12, 2016 on We Can Be Both: Mothers at Work at The Cleanest Line
Great to see the Klamath dam removal project mentioned in this article receive final approval. Four dams coming down, 420 miles of salmon spawning habit coming back to life.
We don’t own any of the factories in our supply chain but we do what we can to improve the lives of the people who make our clothes. You can learn more about our efforts here:
Yes, we have a school-aged program as well (kinder-grade 3). The kids are picked up in the van and brought back to the office where they can have healthy snacks, do homework and play outside.
Stay tuned, EVB. We’ll hear from the dads as we get closer to the release of the book.
You can get stickers from Wildsight and your donation will help the campaign. Not sure about t-shirts, sorry.
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Hi John, We differ from OIA on this and we’ve been consistent with our position in discussing the topic with OIA.
Toggle Commented Feb 8, 2016 on Patagonia Opposes TPP at The Cleanest Line
Hi Jay, The e-book version is on track to release the same day, February 15.
Hi Larry, You can read Kitty's follow-up story here.
Toggle Commented Jan 21, 2016 on The Trip at The Cleanest Line
Hi Mike, You can learn more about our company and the programs we support on these two pages.
Hi Common Threads, Before you write off you jacket, let’s see if we can reinvigorate the DWR finish. Sometimes it’s just a matter of tumble drying the jacket on a warm setting. The dryer’s warmth helps renew the jacket’s durable water repellent (DWR) finish. Learn how here: If that doesn’t work, it’s time to put on another coat of DWR finish. We recommend replenishing the DWR finish once per season, or more often if the garment receives frequent use and washing. Our favorites are Nikwax® and Granger's® products, though there are many good products on the market. This guide will walk you through each step of the process: If you still have questions, please contact Patagonia Customer Service by phone, email or live chat on and we’ll be happy to help you out. 1-800-638-6464
Hi Tommya, Thanks for the thoughtful comment and suggestion. We haven't discussed including a repair kit with our catalogs--the needle alone might be problematic--but we do offer a simple sewing kit on our website for a modest price. Best wishes and happy sewing.
Toggle Commented Dec 3, 2015 on Repair is a Radical Act at The Cleanest Line
Congratulations Kelly! 'The Tower' recently won best Mountain & Wilderness Literature - Non Fiction (The Jon Whyte Award) at the 2015 Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, and the 2015 National Outdoor Book Award for Non-Fiction Outdoor Literature. Well deserved accolades, for sure.
Congratulations Barry! 'The Calling' just won the The Boardman Tasker Prize for mountain literature. “This is one of the finest mountaineering books to appear for many years and it is destined to become a classic of that genre.” 'The Calling' is the second title from Patagonia Books to win this prestigious award. Steve House’s book, 'Beyond the Mountain,' won in 2007.
Hi Austin, Please sign this petition and share it with your friends. Thank you.