Wolven

Recycled Plastic Midi Bike Short - Tangerine

£49.99
Description

The Cut:
Wolven like making butts look good — and they’re pretty good at it. They would like to introduce you to the Midi Bike Short, which is quite possibly the most flattering short you’ll ever own. Featuring pockets, a crossover waistband, and ruched detailing, these shorts will have you spending a little too much time in the mirror, eyeing your behind. Even better? They’re certified Carbon-Neutral, meaning you can feel good about your purchase while being a little vain. We call it “conscious confidence.” Made using post-consumer recycled plastic — 84% RPET and 16% spandex.

The Colour:
Considering it’s named after the juiciest of citrus varieties, it’s no surprise that Tangerine will make you look even juicier than you already are. We didn’t know that was possible either, but as the saying goes, “you learn something new every day.” How cliché of us.

For each sale, Wolven removes one pound of waste from the ocean.

Features

Features:
Crossover Waistband
Ruched Detailing
2 Slip Pockets
Made From 16.77 Recycled Bottles

The Fabric:
Ultra Soft
Breathable
Quick-Drying
Odor Resistant
Four-Way Stretch
Vegan Suede Finish

Fits true to size

Size Guide
Size S M L
UK 6-8 10-12 14-16

 

Purchase Impact

State: Water

Wolven makes all of their products out of OEKO-Tex Certified Recycled P.E.T.

An innovative, versatile fabric created by breaking down discarded plastics and recycling them into textiles and apparel. Breathable, incredibly soft, and durable.

Why It’s Important

Multiple LCA's (life-cycle analysis) have found that producing recycled-PET generates substantially less carbon emissions than its virgin counterpart. Climate scientists agree that reducing carbon emissions is our single most important objective to reduce catastrophic climate change.

An estimated 14 billion pounds of garbage is dumped into the ocean annually, 80 percent of which is a form of plastic that is killing marine life and damaging delicate ecosystems. Since plastics are indestructible, it’s vital that we find ways to reuse them — so we’re giving that plastic bottle a second life while substantially reducing carbon emissions.

It’s not enough to operate as sustainably as possible, so Wolven also invest in programs that offset the emissions they’ve created. To address their carbon footprint they’ve partnered with Climate Neutral. This means measuring their greenhouse gas emissions footprint, purchasing carbon credits to offset that footprint, and implementing plans to reduce emissions moving forward.

This means your Wolvens are carbon–neutral (yay!). These carbon credits support a range of projects such as rainforest conservation and landfill methane-capture.

Rest assured that they’re doing everything they can to deliver a product with the lowest possible impact.

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