Osprey Packs, Inc. issued its 2009 Sustainability Report.
The six-page quarterly report outlines the independent pack manufacturer’s continuous efforts to explore sustainable and socially responsible solutions in manufacturing. The document also describes the company’s initiatives to support volunteerism, encourage the use of alternative transportation and green building practices, reduce carbon emissions, and fundraise and forge partnerships with environmental and SW Colorado-based non-profits.
“For the past 36 years, sustainability has been built into our packs, which are designed, manufactured and guaranteed to last a lifetime,” said Sam Mix, outdoor marketing manager of Osprey. “Beyond our product, Osprey is always pursuing new ways to make a positive impact in our community and protect the wild places our customers love to explore. This report offers a bird’s-eye view of these efforts and provides examples that show our commitment to sustainability.”
For instance, in manufacturing, Osprey continues to realistically explore solutions for incorporating reusable, recyclable and overall less impactful materials in its products, such as the ReSource series. These active everyday packs include the percentage of recycled materials in each style screened right on the pack.