Gnarly Tree: A brand shaped by ethics and nature

  When we see clothes we like, we generally worry first about our wallet. Should I treat myself with this? It’s a pretty cool [insert piece of clothing]. What should be our first thought is: “But who made my clothes, where are the resources coming from?” Realistically we don’t. We selfishly think about our bank account, turning a blind eye to the impact. Gnarly Tree … Continue reading Gnarly Tree: A brand shaped by ethics and nature

Towards a more sustainable wetsuit: A guide

Being a scuba diving instructor and a surfer, I have been through a fair amount of neoprene which causes me great guilt. Although neoprene itself is not considered as toxic, the gasses released during the production are, without even mentioning the fact that neoprene derives from fossils fuels. And what’s the point to campaign for better oceans, less pollution and more sustainable food, while we … Continue reading Towards a more sustainable wetsuit: A guide

Salty Entrepreneurs : Meet Stien from Seafoam

I always admired people who go “all the way”, they have a project, they go for it and make it happen. So I decided to do a little series on the people who have taken their ideas, nurtured it, worked on it and made it a reality. First up in my “Salty entrepreneurs” series is Stien Boodts, founder of  bikini and swimwear online shop  SeaFoam. -Tell … Continue reading Salty Entrepreneurs : Meet Stien from Seafoam