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06/13/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Summer Style: Sustainable Surf Gear

Wish your life was a neverending surf vacation? Then make waves by choosing longer-lasting, sustainable surf gear. Regular, petroleum-based stuff ends up staying in our ecosystems for a long time, and it isn't any more durable than eco-friendlier options. Shaka, brah.

The Benefits

* Less petroleum use. Try apparel, boards, and wax that are free of oil byproducts. (Newsflash: Oil doesn't biodegrade easily, and it's a finite resource.)

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