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Eco Champion program
-  Brand Ambassadors  -

Environmental education, speeches, resources and learning materials. 

 

Our goal is to collaborate with other organizations and individuals in order. to raise awareness and funds on critical environmental issues and help protect our oceans.

7
kites collected

37
sails 
donated

1765
kg diverted

* values are estimated.

OUR BRAND AMBASSADORS
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Tyra Fabrick

Forest Ambassador

At a young age, Tyra frequently visited Vancouver Island. She instantly fell in love with its beauty, diversity and warmth (not just the weather, but also the people).

 

She moved to beautiful Vancouver Island from Alberta four years ago and has been exploring ever since. Here on the island, she found her passion for forestry conservation and sustainability. "I was amazed by the sheer size of the trees and their unique habitat that creates so much biodiversity." By exploring the vast forests of Vancouver Island through hiking and camping, she was inspired to attend university to work towards a degree in Forestry and Environmental Management.

 

She looks to further her knowledge about coastal BC's ecosystems and what she can do to help keep our forests, rivers and ocean healthy. Tyra is a lover of old-growth forests who hopes to help promote these endangered giants' conservation.

 

Check out Tyra's full story in the Speakers Series section. 
 

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Valerie Messier

Ocean Ambassador

Val originally grew up in Quebec, Canada.  Having a deep passion for the marine world pushed her to sell everything she owned to move to Vancouver Island in 2017.

 

She has a degree in marine biology, and is an accredited paddleboard instructor, but you can also find her in the waves along the coast surfing and kiteboarding. She is one of the few female captains in the area, driving big and small vessels for a local whale watching company. "No need to say that I have spent most of my life on the ocean."

 

She avidly supports a minimalist lifestyle, with everything that she owns having a specific purpose. She is currently in the design and planning stages to build her own tiny house.

Val was an easy choice to ask to represent Salt Legacy as an ocean ambassador. She has a true connection to the sea and chooses to fight and respect it at all costs. "I simply love the idea behind Salt Legacy, giving a second life to items that would otherwise end up in a landfill is truly inspiring."

 

Stay tuned for her full story and fun interview in up and coming Salt Legacy Speakers Series.  

 

OUR CONECTIONS

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cleAN SAILORS

The new standard of sailing and sailor. Clean Sailors is a not-for-profit community mobilizing the global sailing community in the conservation of our seas.

Old sailing materials can be repurposed into new things, which is why we created ReSail - our global platform to help our sailing community do just that.

Take a look at their drop-off sail locations worldwide!

DEBRAND

Debrand is an expert in Reverse Logistics and textile recycling serving apparel brands all over North America.

Their mission is to help world-class apparel brands elevate sustainability by extracting as much value as possible from our planet’s finite resources.

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MERS

MERS is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting conservation and understanding of marine ecosystems through scientific research and environmental education.

sailrite

Sailrite is a second-generation family-owned and operated business, that is passionate about sailing.  They realized that their community of DIYers was sewing for more than just their sailboats. They expanded their product line and how-to content to include projects for powerboats, pontoons, outdoor living, home décor, auto and RV upholstery, and even hobby projects and leather sewing

We use the Sailrite Ultrafeed Sewing Machines to construct our products. This machine is first in its class and named the best portable sewing machine on the market. 

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Interested in our Eco Champion initiative as a partner or Brand Ambassador?
Contact us today!

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