Everything in skiing/riding is made of plastics: your skis, your board, your boots, your snow clothes, your goggles, your helmet…
How do you guys feel about plastics? Should we be worried about plastics or not? Are they causing problems on Earth or are plastics fine?
Alternet.org brings us an interesting perspective about plastics.
7 DANGEROUS LIES ABOUT PLASTICS:
#1 – Plastics Are Safe
#2 – The So-Called “Great Pacific Garbage Patch” Does Not Exist
#3 – Plastics Don’t Kill Sea Life Nor Pose a Threat To People Eating Fish
#4 – It Shouldn’t Be Called “Plastic Pollution” But Rather “Marine Debris”
#5 – “Plastic Retail Carry-Out Bags Are 100-Percent Recyclable and Made From Clean Natural Gas”
#6 – Reusable Bags are Dangerous
#7 – We Care About Polar Bears and Recycling
To read about the why each one of these is a lie please read the full article at:
Plastic is pretty gnarly stuff. We’re all guilty of being addicted to it.
Do we need to change our plastic habit? How do we change? What can replace plastic? What the hell on we gonna ski on if we do replace plastic?