Breedlove debuts sustainable EcoTonewood Technology with new Eco Collection acoustic guitars

One of Breedlove's new Eco collection guitars in action
(Image credit: Breedlove Guitars)

It's no secret that, especially in recent years, pressure has mounted for luthiers and companies to move away from the traditional tonewoods used in acoustic guitar manufacturing in the name of environmental conservation.

For its part, Breedlove has been one of the more prominent manufacturers in this movement, placing sustainability front and center in its builds.

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.