4 Things To Do With Your Old Ski Jacket
When your ski jacket comes towards the end of its career, it can be an exciting but also reminiscent experience for the owner. Whilst the intrigue of getting a new jacket is great, you also think about all the good times you’ve had with your old jacket which is about to go through to the next phase of its life. This leads us nicely on, to the rest of this article which goes through some of the different things you can do with your old ski jacket to make sure it isn’t wasted, or simply thrown into landfill. So, without further ado, happy reading…
Enlist Your Old Jacket on ‘WhoSki’
This gem of a website is one of the ‘go-to’ places for second hand skiwear. WhoSki.com, is a UK based award-winning peer-to-peer marketplace for buying and selling pre-owned ski and snowboard clothing. It’s their goal to promote sustainability in the winter sports sector and reduce the amount of clothing that goes into landfill, which we think is absolutely brilliant. The industry needs something just like this and this platform coincides with our brand values perfectly. What’s more, is WhoSki actually give 25% of their commission of every sale to the teenage mental health charity stem4, which is wonderful.
Check out their website HERE.
Check Out ‘EcoSki’
Similarly to WhoSki, EcoSki is a brand that cares about the environment and sustainability. They have four main facets to their operation being; Repair, Rent, Preowned or New “kit with a conscience”. Providing customers with the option, when it comes to purchasing skiwear is great and really makes you think about what the best choice is. You may not need to buy a brand new item when there’s a great pre-owned option on the EcoSki website. Their website is very clean and concise and explains their visions and values perfectly.
Check it out HERE.
Hand Your Jacket Down To a Friend or Family Member
This is probably the most straightforward thing to do when it comes to disposing of your old ski jacket. Simply reach out to friends and family who are avid skiers and see whether they’d be interested in buying, or being gifted your old jacket. Skiing can be an expensive hobby as it is, so you could save someone a significant purchase. Plus, don’t forget about the sustainability aspect of letting the jacket live on with someone else, as opposed to throwing it away and letting it go to landfill.
Return Your SQI Jacket Back To Us For 20% OFF a Brand New One
Last, but not least, this is specifically for your old SQI jackets. Our jackets are already made out of recycled bottles however we want to go that extra step further. If you have an old SQI jacket and return it to us, we will send you a unique code for 20% OFF a brand new one. This way, we get to appropriately deal with your old jacket and you get a brand new one from us at a discounted price. If you’d like to find out more about us a brand, please feel free to drop us a follow across all major social media or check out our website on the link below.
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See You Soon?
We hope this article’s helped you a little bit in deciding what to do with your old ski jacket. The easy option is always to simply throw the jacket away, but what good is that to the environment? With the ice caps melting and our beloved snowy playgrounds diminishing due to global warming; it’s time to take action. As a responsible winter fashion and lifestyle brand, we want to lead the way with suitability and encourage actual change.
Whilst you’re here, why not download our Jacket Technical Pack to find out more about our SQI Jackets HERE.