The dust is settling and the swell dropped away after a stellar green event at the Surfrider Foundation Eco Challenge Sunshine Coast. I’m absolutely gobsmacked formulating a list of people, businesses and organisations that came together to make this event a reality and at the end of this blog I’ll mention them all. It is […]
Each year, 6.4 million tonnes of rubbish is dumped into our oceans. It is estimated that there are 46,000 pieces of plastic in every square mile of our oceans and over 100,000 marine creatures die each year from plastic ingestion or entanglement. It’s alarming statistics like these that motivate the Surfrider Foundation to continue advocating, […]
Surfing is a worldwide sport that serves as a passion and way of life for millions. Technology continues to redefine the limits of this ancient sport, as people surf waves that were once seen “impossible” to ride. With growing numbers of surfers, riding diversified boards, in a variety of conditions, the approach to wave riding […]
Events aiming for zero waste by instigating management procedures will reduce costs and waste to landfill. Local governments should be falling all over implementing sustainable event management practices which will take pressure off their landfills. Large events that go on for days or weeks generate many tons of toxic waste, yes toxic. Every item of […]
With the declining dollar and less money being spent by sponsors on events, 4 ways to reduce event management costs will be advantageous for the bottom line. About three years ago a head marketing person at a large Australian art gallery told me fundraising for events will be increasingly tighter as companies hold onto their […]
Have you ever looked at the roof of a Surf Life Saving Club and thought… where are their solar panels? Well yes, you might be right… a little strange but I have been for years (not strange, just thinking) and finally thought I’d do something about it.
This page is dedicated to interviews with wooden surfboard enthusiasts in the lead up to & after the event on March 16 at Tomewin St, Currumbin Beach and will be added to as we find more of these creative artisans. Ok here’s the final video from the inaugural Eco Challenge Gold Coast event for 2014. So thank […]