— Make your outdoor camping adventure greener with earth-sensitive sleeping
If you’re planning an outdoor camping trip this summer, you’d better be sure you have all of the camping gear you need for the getaway. Camping sleeping bags are one of the most important tools you’ll need, and if you’re looking for eco-friendly, we’ve got it. Check out these 8 innovative sleeping bags that’ll have you going green in the great outdoors.
1.Skinny Fish by Big Agnes
Big Agnes, The Mother of Comfort company, has a new Skinny Fish sleeping bag that’s made of 96% recycled fibers. The shell itself is 100% recycled material, the insulation is 100% recycled synthetic fibers, and things like the cord, mesh storage sack, and liner loops are also made of recycled materials (some are even composed of corn starch plastic).
Plus, it’s made with an integrated pad sleeve so that you’ll never roll off of your pad again. Other features include no-draft collar seals, wedge insulation, zipper tube insulation, and more.
As sleeping bags used by the military, you can be sure that the CLIMASHIELD products will be both functional and durable for outdoor camping. These camping sleeping bags are made with between 40% and 100% recycled polyester filaments and boast of excellent loft.
3.Deja Vu 20 by Sierra Designs
The Sierra Designs Deja Vu 20 sleeping bag boasts a material unique to their company: Cocona. This material is made from recycled coconut shells and is used in the Deja Vu’s all-natural liner fabric.
These camping sleeping bags are also made with EcoPET which is a post-consumer recycled insulation.
Other features include tuck stitching, pillow pocket, and offset layer construction. Plus, this bag is Green Effect compliant.
4.Eco Pro 40 by Marmot
Grab hold of this Marmot Eco Pro 40 sleeping bag for another green sleeping bag option. This one is made from recycled plastic water bottles and synthetic insulation, which increases its ability to stay warm even when dry.
It also has two-way zippers that are snag-proof and a stash pocket for storing small items while you sleep.
5.Yellowstone Light Eco by Lafuma
Yet another eco-friendly innovative solution to your outdoor sleeping needs, the Yellowstone Light Eco from Lafuma is made from some unique materials. The lining is 50% soy and 50% cotton, and the insulation is 100% recycled polyester.
The shells of these camping sleeping bags are water repellent and will keep you dry and warm even down to 45 degrees.
6.Diversion Insulated Air Core sleeping pad by Big Agnes
Stay comfortable in outdoor camping with this eco-friendly sleeping pad. The Big Agnes Diversion Insulated Air Core Recycled sleeping pad is made with 100% recycled synthetic insulation and durable 100% recycled polyester rip-stop shell fabric.
It also is constructed with a recycled aluminum valve with plastic coated EZ-Flate mouthpiece. The I-Beam construction helps to reduce cold spots which can be further boosted with the addition of a closed-cell foam pad. Rolls up for easy storage.
7.Eco Thermo 6 Sleeping Pad by Pacific Outdoor
Get an even better night’s sleep with the Pacific Outdoor Eco Thermo 6 Sleeping Pad. This air-core designed, lightweight sleeping pad is easy to pack and rolls up into a small stuff pack.
These pads have a zero carbon footprint and are made from bamboo fiber fill and undyed bamboo fabrics. It’s even received the Backpacker Magazine’s Editor’s Choice Green award.
8.PrimaLoft Eco in North Face
PrimaLoft Eco is a technology used by this company to make more eco-friendly camping sleeping bags (they also create many other green outdoor products). This material is made from 50% recycled material and is lightweight.
The insulation is used in The North Face’s pinnacle Dark Star sleeping bag, which is suitable for subzero conditions (below 40 degrees). It can be found in many other branded products.