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LCA: Natural Down’s Climate Impact 18 Times Lower Than Polyester Fill

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Natural down, plucked from ducks and geese and stuffed into jackets, duvets and sleeping bags for warmth, has 18 times less of an impact on climate change than its polyester-fill counterpart, a new life-cycle assessment (LCA) has found. Conducted by Long Trail Sustainability, a Vermont-based consultancy firm, on behalf of the International Down and Feather…

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