Three friends, AKA Bureo Inc, make skateboards from recycled fishing nets. Their recycling program in Chile, 'Net Positiva', provide fishing net collection points to prevent ocean plastic pollution.
One of the reasons I started Feist Forest was to tackle disposability after seeing areas troubled with man-made waste across the world. I wished to contribute and make products that are built to last. We're only small, yet I hope we can grow our collective network and do more, and this film with Jack Johnson has added fuel to the fire. It's an inspiring reminder of why it's necessary to challenge our plastic usage and disposable culture. The good guys at Plastic Pollution Coalition have created an informative website and suggestions of what we can DO to help.
Fergal Smith left the wealthy pro surf scene to return home and create an organic farm on the coast of Ireland whilst encouraging others to join him for the ride.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead