Our Commitment to People, Places & Planet
Here at Norte, we’re constantly looking for ways to minimise our impact on the environment through the implementation of thoughtful and sustainable practices. Our Leave It Better philosophy is underpinned by the actions we take for People, Places & Planet.
Through our official partnership with Trees for the Future, Norte plants 5 trees for every product sold, through the Forest Garden Program. You can keep track of our tree planting progress here.
We never use animal down in any of our products. Feathers are for keeping our furry friends warm, Norte Jackets are for keeping you warm!
The seriously warm insulation in your Norte Jacket is made from 55% post-consumer recycled plastic. This means plastic that would be in our oceans or in landfill have been repurposed to make your jacket, minimising the impact of your jacket.
At Norte, we’ve eliminated all single-use plastics in our delivery process. Your Norte gear will arrive in an incredible dirt bag from the legends at the @betterpackagingco. Made from corn starch, these rad dirt bags can be reused or composted with your food scraps and garden waste, a nice little snack for your worms!
Norte operates as a carbon neutral business. We have offset the carbon emissions from our business by undertaking an environmental audit through Trees for the Future. After reducing our impact as much as possible, we have offset our remaining emissions by donating funds to plant trees. We will do this each year.
We’re continuously researching the best products and elements to use in our manufacturing process, we want your gear to last!