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Why Polartec Picked Peppermint for Performance Fabrics

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Material innovator Polartec is tapping an all-natural ingredient to promote odor-resistance in across its line of performance fabrics. The Massachusetts company announced Tuesday that it will be switching from metal-based odor-fighting agents to peppermint oil. The move marks an evolution away from common additives to a renewable and biodegradable solution—a part of the brand’s eco-engineering…

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