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    The Surfboard - Not Green but Making lots of Green

    The surfboard industry (like any industry) has always been about making that green$ Although surfers have a rep for being reef hugging hippies, the quest for a giant wave of cash has in fact added much to fuel our over-heated climate. For decades we have been ripping through polyurethane foam blanks coated in petrochemical solvents and polyester resin all wrapped in fiberglass. Modern blanks are packed with dangerous chemicals such as volatile organic compounds (VOCs). This stuff has been deemed carcinogenic by the EPA, so we surfers, shapers, and glassers have been willing participants in the destruction and soiling of the very environment our lifestyle depends upon. more

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    Join Date
    Aug 2009
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    Florida and South America
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    Why is this under Global Bodyboarding?