Patagonia Releases New Eco-Friendly Wetsuits

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Patagonia released a new wetsuit recently. It performs just as well as their other high performance gear, but with one difference: It's not made from petroleum-based neoprene but from a natural rubber derived from a desert shrub. The material, Yulex, could soon be used in other products like and sneakers.

At Patagonia, the Bottom Line Includes the Earth | New York Times

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