Catch up with BEST lab member Tobias Schultz on his cradle-to-grave study on the environmental impact of surfboards. The life cycle assessment includes evaluation of the carbon footprint for a surf session, as well as for a surfboard, and also includes details on toxic by-products from surfboard production.
Tobias was interviewed by Surfline on his work on the Surfboard Cradle-to-Grave; click here to see the interview. To see the details about the LCA, including the methodology used, check out the reports here.
- “Alice Agogino’s Students Make Surfing Greener.” UC Berkeley Mechanical Engineering Department News, August 26, 2010.
- “UC Berkeley and Rerip Team Up to Make Surfing More Sustainable.” Surfline.com, 7/28/2010.
- “Sustainable Surfing, by UC Berkeley Students: The Story of ReStoked.” Surfline.com, 5/16/2010.
- “Catching up with Berkeley Grad student Tobias Schultz on his cradle-to-grave study on the environmental impact of surfboards.” Surfline.com Interview, November 2009.