Regular bars of surf wax are petroleum based and contain synthetic rubbers with heavy alcohol agents, or tackifiers, for extra stickiness.
The researchers estimate that 4,000 to 6,000 metric tons of sunscreen wash off swimmers annually in oceans worldwide, and that up to 10 percent of coral reefs are threatened by sunscreen-induced bleaching.
Bamboo is nature's most sustainable resource. It is grown without pesticides or chemicals, is 100% biodegradeable, and is naturally regenerative.
Biofoam surf blanks by HomeBlown have close to 50% of their foam sourced from plant-based agriculture product. Biofoam production results in 36% less global warming emissions and a 61% reduction in non-renewable energy use.
Check out this blog to learn about all of the innovative new practices for shaping surfboards - using everything from bamboo to biofoam. (click here)
Patagonia uses chlorine-free wool, recycled polyester, PVC-free kneepads and thinner neoprene layers (without sacrificing warmth retention) to reduce their impact on the environment.
Wave Tribe Leashes blend eco friendly and high quality in the best way possible. The leash Cord is Recycled Urethane Plastic, and the cuff and swivel are made up of the highest quality materials.