Deuter USA Backpacking & Sustainability

August 13, 2019

 

We’re teaming up with Deuter USA again just in time for backpacking season! We are giving away the Futura Vario 45 + 10 SL backpack to one of you lucky ladies. The Futura 45 + 10 SL is one of several backpacking bags in the Deuter line up that I @Im_NicoleMarie have tried and tested! It just got back from four days in the Sawtooths, and I can’t say enough good things about all its features and the Air Comfort System!

 

The Futura Vario features the ergonomic Aircomfort Sensic Vario mesh back which allows for optimal ventilation and the Vari-Slide system which allows quick and exact adjustment for every torso and back. The Active-Fit shoulder straps adjust automatically and the Variflex ECL hip fins make for comfortable carrying as you move through the mountains! 

 

In addition to great gear for the trail, Deuter is a leader in sustainability in the outdoors.

 

Bluesign Partnership- As bluesign® member, Deuter agree to deliver a maximum of sustainability and safety in all products. The entire manufacturing chain, from raw materials to chemical components to the final production, has to fulfill strict requirements. This also involves full supply chain transparency. bluesign® was founded in 2000 in Switzerland and quickly established itself within the industry as the pioneering standard for sustainability, health and safety. The criteria for membership include the use of toxic-free ingredients, the optimization of resource efficiency during production as well as occupational health and consumer safety.

 

Fair Wear Foundation- The Fair Wear Foundation supports the commitment to higher work and social standards within the supply chain and Deuter has been recognized as Leader Status at the Fair Wear Foundation. The Fair Wear Foundation provides checks and balances for the following: freedom of employment, the right to collective bargaining, freedom from discrimination, no exploitation of child labor, paying a living wage, providing reasonable work hours, safe working conditions, and a legally binding employment relationship.

 

Leave No Trace Platinum Partner- Deuter is a proud supporter of the Leave No Trace Center For Outdoor Ethics and their mission to protect the outdoors by teaching and inspiring other to enjoy it responsibly.

 

 

See more about Deuter's commitment to both environmental and social responsibility on their website

 

 

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