For over 125 years Filson roots have been firmly planted in the wild outdoors, and our aim is to keep those roots in healthy soil. Preserving wildlife, habitat and access for future generations of outdoorsmen and women is one of our highest priorities. We actively partner with and support numerous conservation organizations, including the National Forest Foundation, Ducks Unlimited, Trout Unlimited, the Conservation Alliance, the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Backcountry Hunters and Anglers, Puget Soundkeeper Alliance and more.
It’s also important how we do things. The products we manufacture are built to last, and our expert team performs repairs on Filson products to further extend their life. The skilled craftsmen in Filson’s Restoration Department (FRD) are continually crafting one-off luggage and bags utilizing dead-stock and salvaged materials. Each of these bags is a unique creation–a variant of the original, bolstered and reinforced for another lifetime of use. The efforts of these resourceful team members helps keeps our bags in service and out of landfills.
In Filson’s daily operations, minimizing waste is a top priority. Our breakrooms contain stoneware coffee cups and dishwashing stations rather than disposable cups. All packaging waste is stringently sorted into recyclable, compostable or trash. We’ve invested heavily in precision machinery to maximize efficiencies in our factories. Filson has a dedicated team working with consultants for a fresh perspective on every aspect of our operations to identify areas where we can further reduce our footprint.
Filson firmly believes that ideals without action are meaningless, and our actions today will determine the state of our natural world for every tomorrow.