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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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