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    Are your Friends our Friends? If not, check out our latest contest.

    November 15th, 2010

    Are we friends with your friends on Facebook? If not, then we should be!  And we have some great project BLUE gear in it for you too (some that even appeals to non-surfers). Want to enter?  Here’s how to make it happen: – Suggest as many Friends as you want to become a Fan of [...]

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    Vipe Desai, founder of project BLUE, on the Importance of Prop 21 to Surfers and the Surf Industry

    October 27th, 2010

    As both a collective group of individuals and global industry, surfing’s foundation is planted firmly in the environment and access to its natural resources.  A major part of the surf industry revolves around California and our access to the Pacific Ocean.  Without the waves, and our relatively easy access to them, we couldn’t be wave [...]

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    Remember to Shut Down When Not Around

    October 19th, 2010

    We’ve made points on Facebook before about vampire power and other drains on resources caused by leaving electronic devices plugged in or in “hibernate mode” when not in use. This video we found on Lifehacker gives just one reason why you should.

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    Electric Visual & project BLUE – another reason to back the Volt

    September 29th, 2010

    One of the great things about project BLUE is the diversity of the lineup.  When it’s time to upgrade some worn-out gear, there are a lot of options to choose from by each partner and in many cases, they change season after season. When it comes to our friends at Electric, they’ve really got it [...]

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    Put A Cork In It – And Use It For Our New Contest!

    September 15th, 2010

    Remember our “It Is Easy Being Green” post?  Well, one of the ways we encourage people to lessen their footprint is by re-using/re-purposing items in their home and office. One of the guys in our office works off an early edition Macbook Pro, which tends to get really, really hot, which then causes the fan [...]

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    It IS Easy Being Green

    September 1st, 2010

    Many people who work with computers all day receive emails with footers along the lines of “Please think twice before printing this.” And we do.  But sometimes, for whatever reason, you need to print.  Then what?  Well, in our office, we’ve been feeding things that are non-confidential back into the printer for use again. Simple, [...]

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    Hey California – Vote Yes on 21

    August 20th, 2010

    California’s state parks are in peril.  Not because of environmental pollution or development issues (although those are still there too), but also because of under-funding. Twice in the past two years, state parks were on the brink of being shut down. Last year, nearly 150 state parks were shut down part?time or suffered deep service [...]

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    project BLUE featured on EcoSalon

    July 24th, 2010

    Are you familiar with EcoSalon? It’s a site that helps you keep it Earth friendly, without sacrificing style.  We like that idea a lot. Check out the great piece they did on project BLUE here and maybe you can win a great backpack, courtesy of our friends @ DAKINE.  http://www.ecosalon.com/riding-the-waves-for-the-environment/

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    Project BLUE and the SIMA Environmental Fund

    April 6th, 2010

    Project BLUE Expands Support to Include the SIMA Environmental Fund April 6, 2010 – San Clemente, CA: project BLUE, the initiative established to raise funds in support of ocean and beach protection, is happy to announce that their program will be expanding to include the Surf Industry Manufacturers Association (SIMA) Environmental Fund. Project BLUE is [...]

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    American Express Donates $10,000 through project BLUE Partnership

    January 26th, 2010

    American Express Donates $10,000 to the Surfrider Foundation through project BLUE Partnership January 26, 2010 – San Clemente, CA: project BLUE, the surf industry initiative where leading brands support the non-profit Surfrider Foundation through a co-branded and limited edition product line, is excited to announce that American Express has donated $10,000 to Surfrider as a [...]

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