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RAINEBEAU

Ocean Series Rainebeau Photography Amy Allday Photography Location Wategos, Byron Bay We're rapidly discovering that being ECO isn't and never will be about perfection. Being ECO is about constantly questioning and trying to find better ways. It's also about surrounding yourself with others who are also taking the same path of trying to find solutions to problems and step forward in the right direction.  Rainebeau is a unique lunchbox company owned and operated by two beach obsessed and health conscious foodie friends, dietitian Jodie and Sarah. With a big push towards a raw vegan and ocean loving lifestyle, we've fallen for this brand, plus the kindness and good intentions of it's owners shines though.   Jodie and Sarah are also...

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ECO SWIM

Island State Co - ECO SWIM The decision to make swimwear didn't come lightly for us, but what's a surf brand without swimwear? However, what's an ECO brand without sustainable and ECO solutions to otherwise often environmentally damaging production methods and environmentally damaging materials? Why swim in the ocean in bathers that one way or the other have damaged, or will damage, the environment? That seems like a massive contradiction to loving ocean and surf life.  Swimwear is usually made from synthetic materials, which are made from petrochemicals that have significant environmental impacts. The manufacturing of them can create nitrous oxide, a greenhouse gas. Synthetic materials are not biodegradable, so once you no longer have a need for it, it...

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