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Edelrid raises the bar on Sustainability and Innovation in the Climbing Industry.
Climb On is proud to sell Edelrid gear. They specialize in four sectors: Sports, Safety, Adventure Parks and Industry, and has around 150 years of rope making experience and alpine expertise. Founded by Julius EDELmann and Carl RIDder in 1863, Edelrid is seen as the forerunner of the modern dynamic climbing ropes.
Why Pick Edelrid? Click to learn about their sustainability journey. #ClimbGreen.
All of Edelrid's environmentally-friendly products are labelled #ClimbGreen. They are manufactured using sustainable materials or are extremely durable and built to last (to reduce the amount of times you have to buy a product, which inevitably ends up in the landfill). During the manufacturing process they pay attention to fair working conditions throughout the entire production chain.
Edelrid helps to raise the bar for the whole climbing industry by doing the following:
EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) Certified
Implementing an environmental management system is part of EMAS. The aim of this system is to embed environmentally-friendly processes within the company and to continuously improve our activities in regard to environmental protection.
38% Bluesign Products
Edelrid aims to reduce their production footprint for the entire supply chain. The Edelrid bluesign® collection includes not only all ropes and accessory cords, but also slings and harnesses, and thus accounts for 38% of the entire EDELRID collection.
100% PFC Free
PFC is a chemical that degrades very slowly, posing a long-term problem for humans and the environment. It is used on a lot of outdoor equipment to make them water, dirt and oil repellent.
With their Eco Dry coating technology, they have succeeded in developing a process that is 100% PFC-free but it is equal to high-performance PFCs.
Saves 83 Tons of CO2
Edelrid facilities are Solar Powered and is built to have the energy consumption value corresponding to that of a passive house (equivalent to the German KFW-40 standard).
Read More: Edelrid Sustainability Page