Eco-Friendly Skateboards

Comet Skateboards from San Francisco uses poplar and hickory from sustainable forests for a board’s core, topped with bamboo or maple veneer and coated with water-based paints. They’re also working with manufacturers and universities worldwide to help develop ‘green’ epoxies, reinforcements and coatings.

Eco skateboard

The boards are designed and manufactured in the world’s only solar-powered skateboard factory, in downtown San Francisco. The company is committed to manufacturing locally and sources supplies locally whenever possible. Of course, a green aura isn’t enough to sway buyers from other brands, which is why Comet also builds boards that are stronger and lighter than most.

[Via: Springwise]

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