• Materials & Technology

    Whenever possible, we make our clothing from materials and technologies that cause less harm to the planet. Read More

  • Environmental Impact

    The quality of Patagonia depends, to a large degree, on whether we can reduce our impact on the environment. This means auditing the materials and methods we use to make our products, taking responsibility for the entire lifecycle of our products and examining how we use resources at our buildings and facilities. Read More


    We’re on a mission to change people’s relationship with their stuff. Worn Wear keeps your Patagonia® gear in motion longer—through repair and repurposing—and provides recycling options when repair is no longer viable. Read More

  • Resource Use

    Our Reno Service Center was built in 1996 at a cost of $19 million. Located on the banks of the Truckee River at the site of the old Tahoe Timber Lumber Mill, the Service Center embodies our core purpose of using business to inspire and implement solutions to the environmental crisis. It cost us more to do it, but most of these green innovations will pay for themselves through 30-35% energy savings within three to eight years. Read More

  • Reference Library

    In an effort to build the best product and cause no unnecessary harm, we carefully consider our use of textiles, treatments and processes. Here you’ll find our thoughts and practices on everything from paper use to compostability. Read More