Category: Environment

Kids Ocean Day

Annually, 8 million metric tons of plastic enter the ocean Kids Ocean Day is a yearly event that aims to do something about this severe threat to marine life and planetary health. This massive beach cleanup event takes place on a half dozen ocean beaches across California. Local students come to the beaches dressed in …

The 7 Habits of Highly Sustainable Creators

One of the most rewarding facets of producing sustainably sourced epoxies is getting to know the customers who choose them. You won’t find a more talented, creative, and responsible group of individuals anywhere else. We deeply admire the passionate artisans and craftspeople we’re meeting along the way. What makes a highly sustainable creator? We see …

Why Choose Biobased Epoxy?

There are several good reasons to use biobased Entropy Resins. They reduce your impact on the planet. They’re made with sustainable raw materials that reduce the need for offsets, making the supply chain more reliable. In turn, this drives the cost of sustainable raw materials lower compared to non-renewable, single-sourced alternatives.  If you’re selling the …

Craobh Woodwork

Bringing New Life to Reclaimed Scottish Timber Courtesy of Wessex Resins & Adhesives Craobh Woodwork Ltd. is tucked away in the highlands of Scotland in the small village of Culbokie. Craobh (pronounced kroov) is Gaelic for branch or tree. Founder and artisan Bruce Neill specializes in bespoke timber products from the highest quality, locally sourced …

Get Involved

5 Nonprofits to Support on Earth Day. It’s a great idea to get involved by supporting environmentally responsible nonprofits in honor of Earth Day 2021 (April 22). Check out our rundown of five excellent organizations focused on various aspects of saving our planet. The brief dossiers below detail the mission, focus, and origins of each …

Celebrate Earth Day with Kids

On Earth Day & Every Day Thursday, April 22 marks the 51st Earth Day, an initiative created to diversify, educate, and advocate for the environment worldwide. This means that kids who were around for the first Earth Day way back in 1970 are now in their fifties. Thanks to this popular program, at least one …

Ventana Surfboards: Functional, Unique Works of Art

Artisanship meets Environmental Ethics Ventana Surfboards & Supplies is a surf shop that combines artisanship with environmental stewardship, resulting in gorgeous, fun-to-surf boards. Their master artisan (and co-founder), Martijn Stiphout, builds high-quality, lightweight, custom, hollow wooden surfboards. Each Ventana surfboard is a unique work of art, an heirloom built to last for generations. At least …

Upcycling Trash to Treasure

Enjoy Handplanes Bodysurfer Ed Lewis is a creator with a humble mission: Saving the planet by upcycling trash into treasure. His brainchild is Enjoy Handplanes. He founded the company in 2010 as a way to keep landfills free of broken surfboards, discarded wetsuits, and production waste while creating fun products that are environmentally responsible. It was …

Cigarette butts & epoxy are riding waves

Ciggy boards a puff of fresh air Sure, upcycling is hot. But who’d have thought you could upcycle old cigarette butts into functional, artistic surfboards? Leave it to industrial designer Taylor Lane to figure out that it can be done, and beautifully. Along with filmmaker Ben Judkins, their commitment to ocean stewardship resulted in an …

Reusable Entropy Accessories

Many components in Entropy Resins Accessory Kits are made from smooth, sturdy plastics that epoxy won’t strongly adhere to. You should be able to easily pop cured epoxy off of these items by gently squeezing or bending them. Then you can continue using those mixing sticks, mixing pots, spreaders, etc. How long this reusability lasts …