IT’S OFFICIAL FOLKS – The Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA) has endorsed the ECOBOARD Project as an innovative new resource for its Board Builder members to use.
Ok, so what’s that mean? So for the for the few of you who didn’t attend the program’s recent launch party in San Fransisco – The ECOBOARD Project is a multifaceted program that ultimately helps surfers choose a high-performance sustainable surfboard made with a reduced environmental and toxic impact.
The ECOBOARD Project provides the first, independent 3rd party “eco-label” for surfboards, that verifies the use of more sustainable materials made with the latest advancements in green chemistry, recycled and renewable materials. Materials…that have that have passed a science-based “Benchmark” for providing a significant reduction in environmental impacts, especially related to our oceans and waves.
I don’t want to ruin the suspense, so check out the full Press Release below, as well as some of the cool pics of ECOBOARDS that are just starting to come out from top shapers and surfbrands that you already know and love including: Lost, Firewire, Channel Islands, T.Patterson, Stretch, Hobie and many more. And if you don’t see your favorite shaper on our list, tell them to sign up online here!