Top 10 Green Skis.

Via on Jan 18, 2009

Here’s the 10 skis with links that make Planet Green‘s green ski list, which is itself borrowed from Skinet (ah, the internet is all about sharing to mutual benefit, not a bad thing, in fact a great way to disseminate good info, but kind of echo-y).

 

  • Kingswood Megafat 185
    Handmade skis from New Zealand—This company was one of the first to utilize a bamboo core.Bamboo, as you may know, grows rapidly and is, therefore, sustainable. Learn more aboutKingswood skis.
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  • Movement Joystick 176
    These skis are made out of trees certified by the Forest Stewardship Council or the Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification.
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  • Grown Skis
    Grown Skis has dedicated half of its mission statement to eco-friendliness. They will recycle your old skis to make furniture and use wood scraps as insulation.
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  • Blue House District 187
    Blue House makes the core of these skis out of rapidly replenishable bamboo.
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  • Lokomotiv Freebird 190
    Lokomotiv uses bamboo cores and plants a tree for every pair of skis made.
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  • Karhu BC 100
    Karhu uses local wood in their skis.
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  • Liberty Jinx 164
    Liberty makes these skis with a bamboo core.
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  • Obsidian Fifthen
    Obsidian’s Fifthen skis have a bamboo core as well as a bamboo sidewall.
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  • Boomtown Valhallas 173
    Boomtown makes the ski cores out of bamboo.
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  • High Society Classic 177
    High Society is another company that uses bamboo in their skis…
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    About Waylon Lewis

    Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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    One Response to “Top 10 Green Skis.”

    1. Jael says:

      The company 333 Skis uses atmospheric pressure and solar power to cure their skis. A bamboo top sheet is optional. The factory trailer is made of recycled material. Skis are built to client specs cost 1/3 of the price of most other skis.

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