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|05-16-2014 11:53 AM|
Originally Posted by f00bar View Post
|05-16-2014 09:15 AM|
Originally Posted by neni View Post
Carnivores that are too lazy to chase meat so they eat bamboo they can't even digest. Cute and all, but I don't think there's any species more asking for extinction, other than us of course
|05-16-2014 08:56 AM|
Originally Posted by ridinbend View Post
BTW (and off topic : there recently was a new release of a very nice book of Bernhard Kegel on this topic of invasive/introduced species. German title is "Die Ameise als Tramp: Von biologischen Invasionen". Hope it will be translated to English soon.
|05-16-2014 08:06 AM|
Originally Posted by td.1000 View Post
Originally Posted by djmisio85 View Post
|05-16-2014 05:37 AM|
|djmisio85||You want an Eco-friendly board? Then just get a used board [emoji106] can't get more Eco-friendly than recycling [emoji6]|
|05-12-2014 11:58 AM|
Originally Posted by alchemy View Post
I'm all for the "drop in the ocean" but only as long as you're not actually going backwards.
|05-12-2014 11:43 AM|
I've heard good things about the Arbor Cadence.
as far as an eco-friendly board, don't listen to the haters.
even if it's a miniscule drop in the ocean of snowboaridng, it's still doing something.
bamboo is faster growing than most woods, so it is easier to replenish, and it also makes for burly boards.
CAPiTA uses certified reforested sustainable cores in most of their boards. check out the Jess Kimura or Birds of a Feather.
Mervin (Lib Tech & Gnu) uses a few eco-friendly processes as stated before, and Burton is working their way toward having a few more boards pressed with less of a carbon footprint, as well.
|05-12-2014 10:59 AM|
|tanscrazydaisy||some of the Mervin family boards are made with "sustainable" bamboo cores, bio-based (ie corn or soy based) plastics, and made with "environmentally friendly" processes.|
|05-12-2014 10:55 AM|
basically you want a board with a bamboo finish.
the eco friendly stuff is just greenwash. get something that's built local and that is built well, take care of it and keep it for a few seasons and mother earth will thank you more than if you buy something with an eco friendly tag on it.
|05-12-2014 10:52 AM|
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