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Core Merino Field Tester Geoff Fish River Canoe Marathon 4Geoff Kingwill

Core Merino Field Tester Geoff

Wool Grower Geoff puts Core Merino to the test at Fish River Canoe Marathon At Core Merino, we obviously love our products and tell you all about it. However, we believe the best way to show you how our product performs is to have it tested…
Natural Carbon CycleCore Merino

Wool and Climate Change

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Wool is part of the natural carbon cycle In South Africa, we have been experiencing severe drought during the last couple of years. At the same time around the world, many countries are experiencing similar heat waves and droughts combined…
Wool BiodegradationCore Merino

How Wool is biodegradable and why it matters

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Going, going, gone - how wool biodegrades We continue our series of blog posts about sustainability with the topic of biodegradation, which is the last stage of the wool life cycle. In this blog post, we look at how wool is biodegradable and…
Reduce Reuse Recycle with WoolCore Merino

Reduce, Reuse and Recycle with Wool

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Wool and the magic 3 Rs - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle When it comes to sustainable consumer behaviour many of us know the three Rs which stand for Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. If you need a little reminder, then watch Jack Johnson sing a lovely…
Reduce your own environmental impacts with woolCore Merino

Reduce your own environmental impact with wool

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Reduce your own environmental impact with wool We all love our (Core) merino wool garments because we love how comfortable wool makes us feel. However, at Core Merino we like to argue that there is another reason to love having wool in our…
Environmental Benchmark ToolsCore Merino

Understanding Environmental Benchmarking Tools

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Understanding Environmental Benchmarking Tools When it comes to better understanding the environmental impacts of our clothes, it is a little bit of a jungle out there. So-called Environmental Benchmarking Tools are trying to assist us in making…
Allocation Methods for woolCore Merino

How to allocate environmental impacts between sheep products?

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How to allocate environmental impacts between sheep products? Allocation Methods explained In our earlier blog post, we wrote a brief introduction to the importance of wool Life Cycle Assessment. In this edition, we will look in more detail…
What is the environmental impact of wool

What is the environmental impact of wool?

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What is the environmental impact of wool? Understanding Life Cycle Assessment for wool Part of our motivation of being active outdoors is that we get to enjoy our beautiful environment. Because of our love for mother nature, we are also very…