As surfers and ocean lovers, there are plenty of reasons to care about reducing carbon emissions in our daily lives (sea level rise, coral reef die-off…). Riding an #ecoboard is a great start to reducing that footprint, riding a Gold Level #ecoboardproject Sled is even better, AND driving to the beach in a #pluginhybrid (when your fav wave is too far to walk or ride your bike to) … that’s what we call living a #deepbluelife.
Loyola Marymount University asked Mark Price to speak with an audience of students in a Los Angeles auditorium about sustainability in the surfboard industry, and a lot more – such as the future of fin design, the production steps to building a Firewire surfboard and what may be next for the WSL.
Sustainable boards are the future. Even if you’re not a rabid environmentalist, enough surfers and surfboard builders (Like Channel Islands) are to change the market. CI’s MINI is about the same sticker price as any other board in their line. Now, the excuse that “they cost too much” isn’t much of a reason to ignore sustainable boards…And that’s a good thing.
We are excited to welcome Airush Kiteboarding as the newest brand to join The ECOBOARD project. This innovative kiteboarding manufacturer focuses on environmental and sustainability projects as one of its key ideologies. This step reflects the growth of… Read More
Do you shred so bad (or good) you bust your stick?
And whether it’s an ECOBOARD or not, don’t just stick in the trash can, because we teamed up with our pals at The Inertia to show ways to keep your old board out of the garbage heap.
The Inertia talks with Sustainable Surf’s Brett Giddings about how to make your next sled more sustainable.
NEWS FLASH! ECOBOARDS are surfing the airwaves in SoCal, as KTLA 5 News follows our ambassador Rob Machado to explore what’s on his mind, and what’s under his feet…