Tested Tough | Tracing the ECO Down Jacket

The Columbia Sportswear brand is committed to using only RDS-certified down and feather in the majority of its global product line. Learn more about their commitment here.

Follow Columbia Sportswear’s Material Traceability Manager, Nicole Argyropoulos on her journey to China and Taiwan as she traces the origins of the OutDry Extreme ECO Down Jacket.


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