Frequent question: Does Patagonia buy back used clothes?

Does Patagonia donate clothes?

Patagonia ONLY collects clothing and gear we make; we do not accept other brands for recycling. Creating new products from old Patagonia garments is an important part of our recycling program.

Can I exchange an old Patagonia?

You are welcome to return anything that was purchased from Patagonia—both new and sale items.

What is worn wear Patagonia?

Worn Wear is Patagonia’s hub for keeping gear in play. We sell used Patagonia gear online and in select stores, offer trade-in credit for Patagonia items you no longer use, share online guides for DIY repair and care, and recycle garments at the end of their useful lives.

Why is Patagonia so popular?

Besides using its popularity to raise awareness of climate change and environmental issues, Patagonia even encourages customers to take mutual responsibility for the life cycle of its products through repair, reuse, and recycling.

Is worn wear Patagonia legit?

In 2017, Patagonia launched Worn Wear online, a resale business in which Patagonia offers store credit in exchange for getting back its own products in decent condition. These products are then repaired, buffed up, and resold on the site. So far, Worn Wear has sold more than 120,000 repurposed Patagonia items.

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Will Patagonia repair other brands?

If you’ve ripped or otherwise messed up your pricey Patagonia puffy jacket or any other piece of gear they make, the outdoor brand will take it back and repair it for you. They’ll also accept unwanted garments if you’re no longer trying to put out the, “I might be headed into the backcountry after work” vibe.

How long is Patagonia exchange?

How long does the process take? We do our best to process returns within 7 business days. Keep in mind that we get backlogged during peak seasons and sales, so it may take longer during those times. Need a different color, size, or item?

How do I sell clothes back to Patagonia?

HOW DOES TRADE IN WORK? We accept Patagonia clothing that functions perfectly and is in good condition. Bring us your quality, used Patagonia gear and we’ll give you a credit valued at up to $100 for each item. You can use that credit on,, or in any of our retail stores.

Why does my Patagonia tag say worn wear?

Worn Wear is printed on all of our tags, but this does not mean that they have been worn. By including this on our tags, we‘re reminding customers that they can return their Patagonia items back to us so to be recycled into something new or resold via our Worn Wear program.