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).
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.
These skis are made out of trees certified by the Forest Stewardship Council or the Program for the Endorsement of Forest Certification.
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.
Blue House makes the core of these skis out of rapidly replenishable bamboo.
Lokomotiv uses bamboo cores and plants a tree for every pair of skis made.
Karhu uses local wood in their skis.
Liberty makes these skis with a bamboo core.
Obsidian’s Fifthen skis have a bamboo core as well as a bamboo sidewall.
Boomtown makes the ski cores out of bamboo.
High Society is another company that uses bamboo in their skis…
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