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February 01, 2012

Green Your Ski Adventure: Eco-friendly Equipment

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Recent snowfall in some parts of the country has skiers rejoicing. This week's tips will help you carve the slopes in eco-conscious style.  

Tip # 3: Choose Greener Skis

A host of ski outfitters offer sustainable equipment. German ski maker Grown uses wood sourced from sustainably managed forests and eliminates the remaining footprint through offsets offered by Swiss non-profit myclimate. Colorado-based Liberty and other producers build cores from fast-growing bamboo. For more ideas, check out Planet Green's Top 10 list.

Tell us: What's your favorite ski brand? 

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