Eco-Conscious Diving: Must-Have Products

For a sport that takes a great interest in our blue planet, there sure are a lot of plastic and reef-toxic products, and not a lot of eco-conscious alternatives. Now, more than ever, where we spend our dollars projects who and what we support. We choose to support brands and products who care about more than just their bottom line.

Eco-Conscious Diver has put together our top picks, just for you, with love for the planet.

The mission:

To create the safest, most effective sunscreen on the planet.

Face + Body Lotion is available in a recyclable/reusable tin. Enjoy the same serious full body sunscreen without the plastic.

Shop Raw Elements© Sunscreen

Ocean Bottles make perfect plastic-free dive boat thirst quenchers.

 

With the sale of every Ocean Bottle, the collection of 11.4kg of plastic is funded, equivalent to 1000 bottles before it enters the ocean and improve social mobility at the same time. 

Shop Ocean Bottles

Barrel Bag makes the perfect clean-up bag for your BCD pocket.

 

The goal: provide the easiest way to store and remove litter from the land and coastal waterways by offering a compact, sustainable cleanup bag to outdoor enthusiasts.

Shop Barrel Bags

The world's first renewable, non-neoprene wetsuit.

The Yulex® natural rubber wetsuit is tapped from hevea trees that can produce rubber for up to 30 years; it replaces conventional, nonrenewable neoprene.

Shop Patagonia® Wetsuits

Ladies, Girls That Scuba Has Our Back.

 

Having long hair and diving should be a sport unto itself. That's why GTS has put together a beautiful Whale Shark Dive Hair Set. All packaged and sent 100% plastic-free without swing tags or any unnecessary waste.

Shop Girls That Scuba® Set

Wolven Threads® makes sustainability sexy.

 

OEKO-Tex Certified Recycled P.E.T. is an innovative, versatile fabric created by breaking down plastics into fine yarns that can be woven into textiles and apparel. Breathable, incredibly soft, and durable.

Shop Wolven Threads® Swim

Don't get left behind!

 

Although not inherently eco-friendly, this GPS is built to last and is a MUST HAVE if diving in an unfamiliar area or any drift dive. It could absolutely save your life. We recommend every diver has one on them.

Shop Nautilus Waterproof GPS