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Fjällräven, JanSport Turn Scraps Into Backpacks

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Leftover material scraps will receive a new life, thanks to sustainable efforts at Fjällräven and JanSport. Fjällräven launched its Samlaren initiative last month. The outdoor brand’s new program—Swedish for “the Gatherer”—will use leftover material to create unique, collectible products. All items bearing the Samlaren badge—a red and yellow patch with blue lettering and a white…

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