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

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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