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The ecoFin is the world's first surfboard fin made from ocean waste | Climate Change for Good
The ecoFin is the world's first surfboard fin made from ocean waste Original article: Swellnet - ecofin world first surfboard fin made from ocean waste 28th November 2016. We're just two surfers that decided we could no longer ignore plastic pollution in our oceans. - Luise Grossmann Whether it is collected from the ocean or will end up there, FiveOceans founders Luise Grossmann and Felix Wunner give ocean rubbish a new life. The ecoFin is the world's first surfboard fin made using plastic collected from the Indian Ocean, and proves that it's possible to close the cycle with ocean waste and make high quality surf gear. Matt George: What was the genesis for this idea? Luise Grosmann: In 2015, on a surf trip to Bali, we were shocked by the pollution on the beaches and floating out in the surf breaks. We paddled out through plastic bags and packaging and watched the tides bring more and more waste ashore. It broke our hearts. 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic are floating