IRIR BLOG

Vans and I Ride I Recycle: Building Sustainability for Growth

Vans has been a long-time partner of I Ride I Recycle in our effort to save wood waste from landfills. Thanks to Vans’ Senior Manager of Sustainability and Social Responsibility Kim Matsoukas for citing us as a solution for the iconic brand in this recent…

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SHOP PROFILE: SK8 LAB BOARD SHOP, EL PASO, TX

SK8 LAB BOARD SHOP 3616 McRae, Suite 5 El Paso, TX 79936 (915) 603-7364 sk8lab101.com OWNERS: Mikee and Ali Bremerman OPENED: February 2014 PARTICIPATING WITH I RIDE I RECYCLE SINCE: June 2014 WHAT YOU’LL FIND HERE: Skateboards, trucks and wheels are our main hard goods….

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SHOP PROFILE: PIT SURF SHOP, ST. AUGUSTINE, FL

Interview with Skate Manager, Bodie Walker (pictured left with IRIR cofounder, Bruce Boul) PIT SURF SHOP 18 A Street St Augustine, FL 32080 904-471-4700 thepitsurfshop.com OWNER: Clint Richardson SKATE MANAGER: Bodie Walker OPENED: 2003 PARTICIPATING WITH I RIDE I RECYCLE SINCE: 2011 WHAT YOU’LL FIND HERE:…

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PIT SURF SHOP ANNOUNCES WINNER OF ANNUAL DECK RECYCLING CONTEST

Pit Surf Shop – a long-time participating I Ride I Recycle retailer in St. Augustine, FL – just wrapped up their annual I Ride I Recycle deck recycling contest and collected over 60 broken boards to be saved from landfills.  The contest, which is held…

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FLYING DUTCHMAN’S RECYCLED SKATE HANDPLANES

What do surfers do when there are no waves? Josh Huffman decided to make handplanes for bodysurfing. And since skateboard decks already have the ideal concave bottom a good handplane needs, Flying Dutchman’s recycled skateboard handplanes was born. For those who don’t know, a handplane…

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SHOP PROFILE: LONG’S BOARD SHOP, SOUTH PORTLAND, MAINE

LONG’S BOARD SHOP 209 B Western Avenue South Portland, ME 04106 207-899-0376 longsboardshop.com SHOP VIDEO: “SAFETY SECOND” OWNERS: Tom and Sarah Long OPENED: April 2012 PARTICIPATING WITH I RIDE I RECYCLE SINCE: April 2012 WHAT YOU’LL FIND HERE: Even though we are a small shop we…

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EXPOSURE: A WOMEN’S BENEFIT EVENT, NOV. 8, 2014

EXPOSURE is an annual women’s benefit event dedicated to providing female skateboarders an avenue to succeed while at the same time raising money for survivors of domestic violence. Our team will be there along with the best female skaters in the world. Event is Saturday,…

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SHOP PROFILE: KEEP SCREAMING SKATESHOP, PHOENIX, AZ

KEEP SCREAMING SKATE SHOP 323 McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85003 602-258-6666 keepscreamingskateshop.com   SHOP VIDEO: “FIRST THINGS LAST” SUMMER 2014 OWNERS: Josh Shull and Goobz OPENED: April 5, 2013 PARTICIPATING WITH I RIDE I RECYCLE SINCE: April 2013 WHAT YOU’LL FIND HERE: All the things…

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Art of Board and Coalatree Organics launch eco-friendly apparel

SHOP-EAT-SURF.COM AUGUST 4, 2014

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I RIDE I RECYCLE AND PENNY SKATEBOARDS INTRODUCE LIMITED EDITION ORGANIC SKATEBOARD

Companies Jointly Collaborate to Promote Sustainability and Grow the Sport of Skateboarding Orange County, CA — July 21, 2014 — Art of Board, a company known for its hard surface tiles made from recycled skateboard decks, is thrilled to announce a partnership with Penny Skateboards,…

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