REI & Patagonia NOW Sell Gently Used Clothing, Footwear & Gear (Online Only)
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Did you know that REI.com now sells gently-used men’s & women’s clothing, footwear & gear? REI Co-op Used Gear Beta is a new online program that offers REI Co-op customers a more sustainable and affordable way to purchase pre-loved outdoor gear & apparel that customers have returned.
Products listed for sale through the REI Co-op Used Gear Beta program have come from co-op members’ and customers’ returns, which helps avoid filling landfills and reduces the production of new gear.
All products in the REI Co-op Used Gear Beta program are processed and inspected for quality and have four condition levels – like new, lightly worn, moderately worn, and well worn.
Note that shipping charges are $7.50 for the first item and $3.50 for each additional item in an order. Note that free ship to store/REI Store Pickup option isn’t available for the Used Gear Beta program.
Prefer Patagonia products?
Patagonia also recently launched their Worn Wear program! Worn Wear products are Patagonia items that come from their closets and garages – some pieces are used by people and others were collecting dust in their distribution center. They are functionally perfect, but may have a cosmetic flaw.
Worn Wear accepts Patagonia clothing that functions perfectly and is in good condition – including Men’s, Women’s, Kid’s & Baby’s in both sportswear and technical styles as well as Patagonia luggage.
Plus, whenever you bring in your gently-used Patagonia gear to a Patagonia retail location, they’ll give you a Worn Wear Merchandise Credit valued at up to 50% of the price that they will sell it for. Most items are cleaned using CO2 which saves water and energy compared to conventional methods.