Bureo designs and manufactures a unique line of sustainable skateboards. Bureoâ€™s innovative boards are manufactured in Chile through the teamâ€™s
initiative, â€˜Net Positivaâ€™, Chileâ€™s first ever fishnet collection & recycling program. Net Positiva provides fisherman with environmentally sound disposal
points, while Bureo receives highly recyclable and durable raw materials. By offering recycled high quality products, Bureo enables ethically conscious
consumers to support recycling development and job growth for local inhabitants.
The name â€˜Bureoâ€™ comes from the language of the Mapuche, the native Chileans, and means Â´the wavesâ€™. Selected in honor of the
Chilean people, the name represents our mission. Just as a wave originates from a disturbance of wind along the ocean surface, Bureo is
starting with a small change in an ocean of plastic. Through time and energy, the waves of Bureo will develop the force required to cause real change.
Our shop is currently under construction. Support our Kickstarter to help us raise funds for our first production run,
and get your hands on one of our first boards! â€˜The Minnowâ€™ is the first recycled fishnet skateboard, and is made from materials sourced from
coastal communities in Chile through Bureoâ€™s 'Net Positiva' program. After months of R&D and support from amazing industry partners, we have
created what we believe is the ultimate cruiser skateboard.
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The Bureo team is made up of three like-minded individuals focused on developing innovative products for the surf and skate industry while finding a way to make a difference in the ocean environment and initiating social change.