Skullcandy, the leading brand in affordable headphones and true wireless earbuds have announced the limited-edition Transparency Series

In addition to providing a good music listening experience, the Transparency Series is also designed to create more visibility regarding environmental impact, including carbon reduction. The series is available exclusively at Skullcandy.com with a portion of proceeds to help fund the critical climate advocacy of Protect Our Winters.

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Skullcandy is also partnering with EcoChain to assess its carbon emissions so that its product development and manufacturing practices enable future carbon reduction. 

In addition, Skull Candy’s partnership with TerraPass has enabled investment in certified carbon-capture programs to offset impacts. This has resulted in executing a net-zero footprint for products in the Transparency Series.

From Nelson Fortier, Senior Director of Brand and Product Marketing for SkullCanday: “From materials and manufacturing to packaging, shipping, and infrastructure, everything produced or consumed has an adverse effect on the environment. The Transparency Series serves as a platform to educate and empower our consumers while raising awareness for environmental responsibility. By divulging our products’ impact, Skullcandy is raising the bar for accountability as we work to decrease our impact with each new product.”

There are two products in the Transparency Series so far that have a net-zero carbon footprint (via carbon credits). 

Limited-Edition Skullcandy Transparency Series Hesh Evo Wireless Headphones 

Skullcandy Evo Wireless Headphones
Skullcandy Hesh Evo Wireless Headphones 

Limited-Edition Skullcandy Transparency Series Jib True 2 Wireless Earbuds 

Skullcandy Jib True 2 Wireless earbuds
  • Headphone Type: True Wireless In-Ear
  • Connection Type: Bluetooth® 5.2
  • Impedance: 16 ohms ±15%
  • Driver Diameter: 6mm
  • THD: <3%
  • Sound Pressure Level: 95+/-3dB
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20KHz
  • Built-In Tile™ Finding Technology
  • Call, Track & Volume Control
  • IPX4 Water Resistant
  • 33 Hours Total Battery
  • Weight: 32g
  • $49.99 at Skullcandy.com | Amazon

Skullcandy has also introduced a Limited-Edition Take A Hike Collection, which also gives back to Protect Our Winters. 

Skullcandy Dime 2 Wireless Earbuds

This collection includes the Dime 2 ($39.99) true wireless earbuds (available now) and Riff Wireless 2 headphones (available Fall 2022).

Take A Hike products emphasize the outdoors. Dime 2’s compact design and small, but long-lasting 12-hour battery life contribute to less waste and a smaller carbon footprint.

Protect Our Winters is designed to help passionate outdoor people protect the places they live and the lifestyles they love from the effects of climate change. 

Here are environmental initiatives that SkullCandy is implementing: 

  • 1,000,000 Pound Pledge: The goal is to keep 1,000,000 pounds of e-waste from ending up in landfills by 2025.
  • Upcycling Program: Upcycles returned products from retailers to enable an extended product life with a portion of proceeds benefiting Protect Our Winters.
  • Packaging: 100% Recyclable Packaging.
  • Recycling Program: Customers can send in any brand’s old headphones or earbuds for proper recycling.
  • Carbon Checkout Program: Skullcandy.com customers can round up their purchase, making their order carbon neutral.
  • Product Lifecycle Analysis: Leverages carbon footprint insights from EcoChain to aid in future manufacturing and design decisions.
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