Patagonia Surfing Wet Suits Go Green

1105X622_M-WetsuitsThis video from the NY Times gives a good overview in about 4 minutes of Patagonia’s efforts to shift from using non-sustainable materials in their wetsuits.

Most wetsuits are currently made from neoprene (which is fossil fuel derived and non biodegradable). Patagonia is experimenting with using a new kind of bio-rubber derived from a plant.

You can find more about Patagonia’s wetsuits here.

Check here for earlier posts on Patagonia’s wetsuits.

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About Cam Walker

I work with Friends of the Earth, and live in Castlemaine in Central Victoria, Australia. Activist, dad to Tali & Mia, mountain enthusiast, climber & would be telemark skier.
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