I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention that choosing a more sustainable surfboard in the first place can also help to lessen your quiver’s impact on the environment (for tips on that, click here), and that many companies are developing incredibly innovative materials to one day have entirely recyclable and/or compostable surfboards that maintain the performance qualities of traditional PU surfboards.
If you’re the sadistic type who gets some form of fleeting satisfaction from seeking revenge on Mother Earth for breaking your board in the first place, a trash can may be the best place for a broken board.
Being that surfboards are made from some pretty toxic materials, another broken board in a landfill somewhere doesn’t bode well for Mother Earth.
The disappointment of a session cut short by a broken board is often punctuated by no other option than to throw the remnants of your favorite board in the closest trash receptacle.
They’re working through the complexities of recycling foamies, but told us, “One day we’re sure all surfboards, especially foamies, will be able to be recycled into new boards and other products.
Read more here: The Inertia