Bamboo Skateboards Earth Series’ earth-friendly decks

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Life & Soul Magazine

Bamboo Skateboards have created the Earth series, featuring prints of Mother Earth in all her glory, that are environmentally friendly decks at affordable prices.

The Earth Series – which features images of a sunset, forest, mountain and nebula – is made from a sustainable wood hybrid of bamboo and maple. California-based brand, Bamboo Skateboards, ensure that all materials used in the manufacturing of their decks are environmentally friendly including the use of a water based glue.

The Earth Series decks, which come in sizes ranging from 7.5″-8.5″, are priced $39.50. Wheels are sold separately.

Bamboo Skateboards was set up to challenge the skateboard manufacturing industry, which has been a huge contributor to maple deforestation, surpassing that of furniture manufacturing as the leading contributor to maple deforestation in recent years. An estimated six million skateboards are produced annually. Bamboo matures in 3-5 years while a maple tree can take up to 60…

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