Patagonia Tin Shed Hat
A full-coverage, mid-crown canvas work hat made from a durable and comfortable 55% industrial hemp/27% recycled polyester/18% organic cotton blend, with a six-panel design and adjustable snap back.
- Made from a tough, comfortable and breathable 9.6-oz 55% industrial hemp/27% recycled polyester/18% organic cotton blend
- Mid-crown, six-panel design that provides full coverage for the head
- Moisture-wicking COOLMAX® fabric headband
- Adjustable snap closure at the back
- Embroidered Patagonia Workwear logo at center front
- 99 g (3.5 oz)
Crown, bill and back: 9.6-oz 55% industrial hemp/27% recycled polyester/18% organic cottonView The Footprint Chronicles
In 1996, with an increased awareness of the dangers of pesticide use and synthetic fertilizers in growing conventional cotton, we began the exclusive use of organically grown cotton in all of our cotton products.
The quality of organic cotton is equal to or better than conventionally grown cotton, yet organically grown methods support biodiversity and healthy ecosystems, improve the quality of soil and often use less water. Growing organically takes more time, requires more knowledge and skill, and, for now, costs more. But it’s worth it.
To ensure we are buying cotton that is organic as defined by the USDA’s National Organic Program, we require numerous certificates issued by an accredited third-party certification body for every step of the supply chain, from farm to factories.
In 1993, we adopted fleece into our product line made from post consumer recycled (PCR) plastic soda bottles. We were the first outdoor clothing manufacturer to do so. PCR® clothing was a positive step towards a more sustainable system – one that uses fewer resources, discards less and better protects people’s health.
Today, we’re able to utilize more sources for recycled polyester and offer it on more garments such as Capilene® baselayers, shell jackets, board shorts, and fleece. We now recycle used soda bottles, unusable manufacturing waste, and worn out garments (including our own) into polyester fibers to produce many of our clothes.
Using recycled polyester lessens our dependence on petroleum as a raw material source, curbs discards and reduces toxic emissions from incinerators.