Surfing is a great way to get exercise and literally immerse yourself in what nature has to offer. On an average in any coastal town, hoards of surfers ride the waves at beach breaks, point breaks, and sand bars, along with a large assortment of other types of spots.
Although the sport is generally low-impact and popular amongst young, environmentally conscious people, you canâ€™t help but wonder how much surf wax pollutes the ocean on a daily basis. Several companies offer alternative products to the best-selling Mr. Zog’s Sex Wax, which contains paraffin and added unnatural scent.
This is not only bad for the ocean but for skin on your chest that is constantly rubbing across the wax on the top of your board during any given warm water session.
There are a few Companies on the market now dedicated to creating environmentally friendly wax from a beeswax base include Muffin Wax, Northern Light Surfboard Wax (which guarantees to be the stickiest wax on the planet and Phil’s Organic Surf Wax. I haven’t got to try any of these companies out yet, but i look forward to the opportunity. If you are by the water i recommend that you Give them a try and let me know what you think!