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“After seeing in the most remote places the consequences of our abuse, I realised all my passions and experiences were pointing in a different direction. Towards the need for a greater understanding of product origins and a higher level of decision making.”
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Before setting off in search of the big ones, you want to be sure you’ve packed all those little, easy-to-forget things. This post focuses on the innovative surf accessories that use wood and bio-based materials for everything from fins, to leashes through to that must-have eco-friendly wax.
For many, the act of chalking up before clambering up a wall or cliff-side is as ritualistic as a morning coffee or brushing one’s teeth before bed. But there are some that are actively challenging the use of powdered chalk in the sport of climbing. At the forefront of the movement are Chalk Rebels.
Kitesurfing is a wind-powered water sport that uses a kite and a board to propel you across the ocean. As a relatively new sport, the range of eco-friendly gear available is still growing. In this post, The Fair Cottage walks you through you some of the coolest stuff already out there.