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post #8 of (permalink) Old 08-05-2009, 11:03 AM
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Originally Posted by BurtonAvenger View Post
It's going to be in select shops this year with more of a push next season. These guys are the ones that did 4square/special blend back in the day so they know what they're doing. Carbon neutral is a start, so is recycling, but honestly how green is snowboarding?
Not green at all when you consider that we cut down trees on mountains and build machines running up and down them, use diesel powered engines to make snow, drive hundreds of miles every season to get to the hils, and ride snowboards made of expensive plastics and woods.

It's really the whole carbon neutral and carbon credit bullshit that bothers me though. Not just for snowboarding but I hate it when companies use that as a marketing gimmick when theres no evidence that being carbon neutral or buying carbon credits is positive.
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