8 Super Handy Things To Do With Your Tattered, Old Wetsuit

8 Super Handy Things To Do With Your Tattered, Old Wetsuit

This Valparaíso, Chile-based non-profit uses surfing and academic tutoring to better the lives of young people in “communities where families struggle with the consequences of violent crime, prevalent drug use, and chronic unemployment.

With the help of some rubber cement, dental floss (used as waterproof thread) and a rotary cutter (which cuts thick fabric better than scissors) you can create tons of useful stuff.

From donations to recycling to koozies for laundry detergent bottles (trust us on this one), here are a bunch of great ways to make sure your old wettie ends up anywhere but the trash.

ReSurf teaches sustainabilitiy and surfing to underprivileged kids in places like Rosarito, Baja California; Israel; New York City; Jamaica; and San Diego.

Suga takes busted suits and recycles them into cool-looking yoga mats in exchange for a 10 percent discount on their wares, or on stuff from Kassia Surf. Namaste, y’all!

In addition to old wetsuits, these Coloradans take donated climbing ropes, tents and bike tires and turn them into bike panniers, backpacks, messenger bags, laptop cases and more.

Read more here: The Inertia

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