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How Rip Curl saved three tonnes of old wetsuits from landfill

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Leading surf brand Rip Curl will start taking back old wetsuits in overseas markets and recycling them into soft-fall matting in playgrounds and outdoor gyms after successfully launching and scaling the recycling program in Australia.  The program is in partnership with TerraCycle, a US-based recycling business that specialises in repurposing hard-to-recycle materials. “We will be expanding the program to our customers in the US, France, Spain and Portugal very soon, which is so very exci