This year we’re making our wetsuits more eco-friendly by incorporating Yamamoto limestone neoprene into our High range wetsuits. For those rubber geeks out there, it’s the #39. Yamamoto’s most-used limestone rubber.
While you still have to put a lot of energy in processing limestone for wetsuit production, Yamamoto limestone is excavated in Osaka’s quarries and processed on site. Waste energy is used to power local eel farms. This way they’re trying to get the most out of the situation and downsizing their ecological footprint.