These Eco-Friendly Hi-Viz Winter Work Jackets Provide a Bright Future! +click to view now!
The winter season brings out the winter work gloves, instant hand warmers, snow shovels and snow removal equipment but before laborers can hit the road, most workers will be required to wear high-visibility safety apparel (HVSA).
High visibility apparel is any clothing worn that has highly retro-reflective properties or a vibrant color that is easily discernible from any background from a distance. Many employers require hi-viz apparel as a type of personal protective equipment (P.P.E.) that must be worn out on the job regardless of the working conditions.
In an attempt to deplete single-use plastic from our supply chains and as a way of “protecting our planet”, Portwest®, a 120 year old global manufacturer of workwear, safety gear and P.P.E. (Personal Protection Equipment) is dedicated to increasing the use of sustainable and recycled materials in product manufacturing.
Portwest's newest initiative is called Portwest® Planet - a new range of sustainable ANSI/ISEA 107 compliant high-visibility apparel that converts discarded P.E.T. plastic water bottles into bio-based fibers used to construct Eco-conscious industrial work gloves, +hi-visibility vests, +T-shirts, and +sweatshirts made from certified recycled fabrics with sustainably sourced packaging and labels.
If you are planning on equipping your crew with compliant Hi-Viz Work Jackets this winter work season then be sure to check out this sustainable +ECO60 Hi-viz winter work jackets that your crew will appreciate for its warmth and sustainability!
Protect Your Team with Hi-Viz Winter Jackets Made From 79 Recycled P.E.T. Water Bottles!
DIVERT LANDFILL, REDUCE POLLUTION & MICRO-PLASTIC
The entire life cycle of bottled water uses fossil fuels, contributes to global warming, and causes extensive pollution and litter. Americans buy 50 billion water bottles a year or 100 million plastic water bottles per day. Unfortunately 86% of these water bottles end up in landfill where it takes at least 1000 years to decompose, leaching pollutants such as toxic micro-plastic into our soil and waterways. As a result, U.S. landfills are overflowing with 2 million tons of discarded water bottles.
BIO-BASED FIBER ADVANTAGE
The use of recycled polyester fibers produced from P.E.T. bottles (rPET) requires fewer resources than that of new fibers and generates fewer CO2 emissions for a small carbon footprint. And it can be recycled again closing the loop. In addition, diverting P.E.T. bottles from landfill reduces soil contamination and pollution from toxic micro-plastic.
Loaded with features, these ANSI/ISEA 107 Type R and Type P Class 3 Portwest® Planet Industrial Work Jackets deliver all the function and design that Portwest® is known for allowing the wearer to be a champion for sustainability without sacrificing on performance, comfort, fit or visibility!
Tasks are not limited to just the daytime, and it's critical to be easily seen in all light conditions and backgrounds. Perfect for emergency responders, utility personnel, railway, snow removal crews, highway workers, construction workers, landscapers, towing services, environmental cleanups, cyclists, joggers, airport workers, or other places where workers are near moving vehicles or in dark areas or low light conditions, Portwest® offers hi-viz garments for all conditions, climates and applications where workers are at risk.