Ghanda is a surf & street wear brand born out of the coastal town of Torquay, Victoria. They’re a small brand with a select number of stores around Australia, focusing on offering affordable basics and fashion pieces catering to all ages across Men’s, Women’s, Teens and Kids.
The majority of the styles you see in their stores and online are hand-printed by their own team of in-house printers. The flexibility of having access to printing ourselves, instead of outsourcing to manufacturers overseas, allows them to print to order. Their range is directed by what you want, and therefore they don’t overproduce styles that won’t sell. They strive to be a sustainable brand where wastage is limited.
"Our misson is to ensure the Ghanda products you buy and love are made in an ethical and humane way. We are conscious of our environmental footprint & continue to put practices in place to ensure future generations can enjoy & share our passion for our environment."
4ocean's mission is to clean the ocean while working to stop the inflow of plastic by changing consumption habits. They are a global ocean cleanup operation with cleanup divisions in Haiti, Bali, Guatemala, and Florida, with plans to expand. Every product purchased funds the removal of one pound of trash from the oceans, rivers, and coastlines. 4ocean was founded on the belief that business can be a force for good and that the actions of individual people, collectively, have the power to change the world!
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At Pura Vida, giving back has always been at the core of what they do. Every purchase helps provide sustainable employment to artisan communities, give back to charities, and help protect our planet. From San Diego to Central America and beyond, they are committed to creating a global community of employees, artisans, and customers that are dedicated to spreading the “pura vida” lifestyle to create positive change for people and our planet. Pura Vida has always partnered with and supported great organizations like Surfrider Foundation, 1% for the Planet, One Tree Planted, and more to help protect and conserve our planet.
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GOT BAG is the worlds first bag make entirely of ocean plastic! So far they've recover over 150 tons of plastic from our oceans. Not only are they managing our own clean-up activities in Indonesia, but they also organize training sessions on waste separation for the local community on Java and work with several NGOs. GOT BAG also helps to support the establishment of a waste infrastructure in rural areas in Indonesia.
Shark Allies is dedicated to the protection and conservation of sharks and rays. Their focus is on taking action, on raising awareness, and guiding initiatives that reduce the destructive overfishing of sharks on a global scale. Shark Allies is an organization that invites participation and hopes to inspire the public. They thrive on the power and energy that hard working volunteers bring to the cause. "There is no limit to what we can achieve for sharks if we lift the issue out of the shadows and bring it into the light of the public. We couldn’t do what we do without support. It is our task to find the way and shape the strategy, but it is everyone else’s willingness to get involved that will empower the movement."
“Like them or not, the ocean needs sharks, and we need the ocean ” — Shark Allies Founder Stefanie Brendl
I was invited to help behind the scenes of an interview announcing the new Shark Cafe!
MMCC Los Angeles is a non-profit hospital for seals and sea lions that strand on the 70+ miles of beaches from Malibu to Seal Beach due to illness, injury and malnutrition. MMCC has provided top-notch care for marine mammals in need since 1992, with the goal of rehabilitating and releasing them back to their ocean home. They also promote the ocean conservation through education, research, and partnerships. Their supporters value ocean stewardship, wildlife conservation, and sustainability. MMCC operates under a permit from the National Marine Fisheries Service to implement the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972. As the only year round marine mammal rehabilitation facility in Los Angeles County, MMCC is one of the busiest in the country, admitting on average over 350 patients per year. MMCC is located in San Pedro near the Port of Los Angeles, on property owned by Los Angeles Unified School District.
Cape Clasp is a purpose-driven brand with a mission to #makewaves for marine life causes. For each of design, they partner with a marine life organization and donate 15% of their profits. Over the past few years, we are proud to say our non-profit donations totaled over $125,000.
Sand cloud has committed itself to use sustainable materials and donating a portion of all sales to marine conservation charities as a way to protect the beaches we love. Each towel purchased from sand cloud is a sand-resistant, ultra-absorbent Turkish cotton towel and helps their mission as a portion of every sale goes to a worthwhile environmental charity. Now, Sand Cloud not only sells the world's best beach towel, but they've introduced other eco-friendly accessories, like clothing made from recycled materials, reef-safe sunscreen, reusable glass water bottles, and reusable metal straws!
Zinka is the original action sports sunscreen company, credited with introducing the first ever colored zinc oxide sunblock! For over 30 years they have been formulating, testing and producing high quality sunscreens by adding Zinc Oxide and other non-chemical based ingredients to their formulas. They strive to achieve the most water-resistant, powerful sun care products on the market. Zinka offers a wide range of broad spectrum UVA and UVB blocking products that are safe for all ages. Zinka sun care products are endorsed by Dermatologists, professional athletes and outdoor enthusiasts worldwide!