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SanMar Debuts New Innovations in Sustainable Apparel

SanMar Corporation, a supplier of wholesale accessories and apparel, has introduced the Port Authority C-Free product line, an innovative range of carbon neutral styles.

The line, which represents a new partnership with Foundation, marks the company’s most recent step in putting its commitment to environmental sustainability into practice. SanMar said its mission and values have inspired its creative apparel offerings in each of its new product roll outs. Throughout the process, from design and development to sourcing and manufacturing, SanMar is dedicated to making investments that enhance its sustainability.

“SanMar’s mission to create positive change is the driving force behind today’s C-Free announcement,” said Pat Noonan, chief product officer at SanMar said last week. “This launch, in partnership with, unites SanMar’s commitment to sustainability in the industry with our values of doing good in our communities.”

SanMar Corporation, a supplier of wholesale accessories and apparel, has introduced the Port Authority C-Free carbon neutral line.
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With C-Free, SanMar crafts styles with tracking through Carbonfree Certification, which measures a product’s carbon footprint and removes equivalent emissions from the environment through purchasing carbon offsets. SanMar’s first C-Free styles, crafted from recycled polyester, feature snag-proof and moisture-wicking material to perform in all situations.

“SanMar is trailblazing sustainability in the apparel space,” Eric M. Carlson, president of Foundation, said. “We’re excited to collaborate with an industry leader and certify SanMar’s C-Free apparel line as we take a measurable step in helping offset the industry’s environmental impact and accelerate its transition to a cleaner energy future.”

The products are offset with targeted reduction projects. With the Port Authority’s C-Free snag-proof polos and quarter-zips added to the collection, customers can make an impact in their office or workplace while reducing their environmental impact.

Customers can find, shop and learn about the C-Free apparel line at SanMar is a premier supplier of wholesale apparel, bags and cap based in Issaquah, Wash., with eight distribution centers nationwide.

The Carbonfree Certified Products Program is a part of Amazon’s Climate Pledge Friendly program.