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The Future of Fashion: Hemp Clothing

The Future of Fashion: Hemp Clothing

Until the 1920s 80% of our clothing was made from hemp textiles. Today, synthetic fibres such as polyester and cotton make up the majority of what we wear. The industrial revolution led to the exponential use of cotton in the modern world textile industry and the hemp crop became forgotten. However, hemp is slowly making a comeback as its benefits and ability to save the textile industry are becoming common knowledge.  WHAT IS IT? The hemp plant is a variety of the cannabis sativa but the lack of THC makes it unusable as a recreational product. The fibre found in...

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EU Bans Single-Use Plastic

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EU Bans Single-Use Plastic

“The European Parliament has voted for an extensive ban on single-use plastics to stop pollution entering the world’s oceans. Products including plastic plates, cutlery, straws and cotton buds will all be eradicated from 2021 under the plans. The ban is intended to affect items for which valid alternatives are available, which are estimated to make up over 70 per cent of marine litter.” This is very encouraging and positive news! Read the full story here.

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The Ocean Clean-Up

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The Ocean Clean-Up

If you haven’t heard about The Ocean Clean-Up I highly recommend you give the Joe Rogan Experience podcast with Boyan Slat a listen. He goes into detail about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (which is the size of 2 Texas’s by the way!) and how his invention will help to clean it up. Highly inspiring stuff.

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Autumn Assets - Surfgirl Mag

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Autumn Assets - Surfgirl Mag

Sand&palm Surf Scrunchies are featured in the new SurfGirl Autumn fashion feature! Well worth a view - they've picked some real must-haves! Click here to view the article. 

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Competition Time!!

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Competition Time!!

I’m so grateful for everyone’s support so far, so, to say thank you, I want to give everyone the chance to win a gift from @sandandpalm. The lucky winner will receive a sand&palm swimsuit of their choice + a matching surf scrunchie! 🙏🏻   To enter all you need to do is: • Be following @sandandpalm • Tag 3 friends on this photo on the @sandandpalm feed (or more - each tag counts as an entry so the more the tags the higher chance of winning!) • Like this photo on the @sandandpalm feed (All of the above compulsory for...

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