Rerip Partners with Patagonia Surf to Offer Surfboard Recycling in Ventura

Rerip Partners with Patagonia Surf to Offer Surfboard Recycling in Ventura

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Ventura, California – August 11, 2011 – Rerip and Patagonia partner again to provide a surfboard recycling location in Ventura County. Fletcher Chouinard Designs (Patagonia Surf) is now accepting surfboards for recycling, becoming the newest Rerip recycling location and the second Patagonia store, in addition to the Cardiff-by-the-Sea location.

Fletcher Chouinard Designs not only sells environmentally friendly surf gear, boards and apparel, they also financially support local environmental causes. They kicked off the board recycling location during their August 27th board swap, where employees and attendees donated nearly a dozen boards in only a few hours.

Surfboards in any condition can be dropped off at any of the Rerip recycling locations, including Patagonia Cardiff and Ventura, Noll Surfboards in San Clemente, and Coconut Pete’s in San Diego. Surfable and repairable boards are donated to local and international youth programs or resold at low prices to support the recycling program. Unrideable boards and remnants are used for the Rerip artist network and research and development opportunities.

About Rerip is an organization striving to keep boards out of landfills and encouraging action sports enthusiasts to Rerip their unused gear. Run by a team of volunteers, Rerip hosts annual events and awareness campaigns, and is growing its surfboard Recycling Program up the California coast and beyond.

For more information about finding a surfboard recycling location in your area, what we do, or how you can help, please visit

About Fletcher Chouinard Designs (Patagonia Surf)

Fletcher Chouinard Designs is located at 43 South Olive St, Ventura, CA 93001. Store hours are Monday-Saturday, 10am-6pm, Sunday 11am-5pm. For more information, please call (805) 643-6074 or visit

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