Lib Tech wants you to know that they’re doing their best to be “environmentally nicer.” At the Mervin Mfg. factory in Washington, USA, Lib Tech uses only non-toxic, organic glues in their wood cores, meaning that all of the sawdust generated in the factory can be composted at a nearby facility. This is one of the many reasons that Mervin claim to operate the “world’s most environmentally friendly board building facility.” Oh, and by the way, they’ve got a ripping ski team, too.
At Lib Tech we make our skis in the world’s most environmentally friendly board building facility, Mervin Mfg. right here in Sequim, WA. We use fast growing FSC certified wood, wind and water powered electricity, non toxic bio-resin and our popping eco-sublimated graphics which keep us ZERO HAZARDOUS WASTE with absolutely no toxic silk screen bi-product. We also celebrate the dirt bag turning our sawdust to soil. Every couple of weeks we truck the sawdust from the core shop next door to some friends in the compost business and they get busy ‘postin it up to be used to grow all sorts of produce around Washington. Fruits, veggies, probably some lavender and maybe even some weeds…
For Lib Tech co-founder and froth puppy emeritus Pete Saari this just means more vertical feet to the compost pile for those days he can’t make it to Hurricane Ridge. We tried to get Lucas Wachs the rest of the Lib Tech Ski team to meet Pete up on the compost pile for some up-cycled face shots but they were too busy shredding mountains with actual snow and doing tricks and stuff. Here’s an edit celebrating our awesome crew of Rippers and amazing factory; from dirt bag beginnings to dirt pile mountains and every environmental initiative along the way. We’re not perfect but we’re trying to be and we’re definitely “Environmentally Nicer”!
For Lib Tech co-founder and froth puppy emeritus Pete Saari sawdust to soil also means more vertical feet to the compost pile for those days he can’t make it to Hurricane Ridge…
Learn more about Lib Tech Ski’s environmentally nicer manufacturing practices at MervinMade.com.
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