SUSTAINABILITY

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We cannot maintain our quality of life as human beings and the diversity of life on earth unless we embrace it and stop producing tons of waste. By using recycled fabrics in our collections, recycling office waste and donating to environmental solutions we want to make a positive impact and protect our environment. Locally, we organize beach clean ups to create awareness of our footprint and that personal actions matter, in order to establish a more sustainable way of doing business as part of the ecosystem.

WHAT WE CARE ABOUT

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We all love to be in the ocean. We as surfers and outdoorsy people appreciate and enjoy the raw beauty of nature. We as a brand put goods related to our passion on the market. Therefore it’s self-evident that we carry responsibility to protect what we love in every possible way:

WE OPERATE CO2 NEUTRAL!

We offset our CO2 emissions from all kinds of transportation, shipments of products (from manufacturer to end customers) and running our office and devices.

WE ARE A MEMBER OF 1% FOR THE PLANET®

and donate 1% of our annual sales to support environmental solutions

75% OF OUR APPAREL COLLECTIONS ARE MADE FROM ORGANIC / RECYCLED FABRICS

STARTING 2021, WE ARE COMPLETELY REFUSING SINGLE USE PACKAGING!

WE CREATED OUR OCEAN ♻ SURF BIKINIS MADE FROM 78% PRE- AND POST-CONSUMER WASTE SUCH AS FISHING NETS

saving tonnes of CO2 emissions & crude oil

WE WORK WITH A WASTE MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION

to handle our office waste to recycle as much as possible

WE REFILL OUR REUSABLE WATER BOTTLES IN THE OFFICE #SAYNOTOPLASTIC

WE REDUCE WASTE FABRIC + TURN FABRIC LEFTOVERS INTO SCRUNCHIES

OUR GOALS

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We want to continue producing our products under fair conditions with family run businesses in Bali on the one hand – and become even more sustainable on the other!

REDUCE GENERAL WASTE & FABRIC LEFTOVERS

in our office, during production, in packaging and our warehouse

USE MORE ENVIRONMENTAL FRIENDLY FABRICS

REDUCE PLASTIC USAGE; REUSE

packaging, marketing material, etc.

SWITCH FROM AIR FREIGHT TO SEA FREIGHT TO SEND OUR COLLECTIONS FROM BALI TO HAMBURG

to decrease our CO2 footprint

HOW DO WE WRAP UP AND SHIP?

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After years of working in retail, we realized the shocking amount of single use plastic bags and plastic equipment used in the clothing industry. That’s why we wrap up like this:

- Hangtags: biodegradable, no stud / metal ring

- Hangtag strings: from cotton, biodegradable

- Polybags: starting 2021, we completely quit using single use packaging for any of our products

- Boxes for shipments to end customers: biodegradable cardboard boxes for domestic shipments. For international orders we are still using polymailers to make sure that no external environmental factors, such as rain or moisture, can harm the packaging and your products

- Boxes for shipments to wholesale customers and to warehouse: biodegradable cardboard boxes

- Tape (for end consumers): crepe masking tape

- Tape (for wholesale and warehouse): Boxes for shipments to whoesale customers and to the warehouse are closed with adhesive tape made from Polyvinyl Chloride and natural rubber. Aiming to substitude these with paper based adhesive tape

REPAIR & CARE GUIDE

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We want our products to last as long as possible for you to enjoy them through the years. Therefore, it is essential that you take good care of your apparel and that you use it as intended.

You will find all the helpful care instructions in our Repair & Care Guide.

We gladly advise you on how to wash your clothes as well as on what you should do if something breaks. Throw it in the trash and buy it new? No way! Please just send us your repair request and we help you out.