Outdoor Industry Buzz: May 8, 2019 - SNEWS

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  • Zero-waste news: Delivery Dudes is partnering with 4Ocean—amember of the Plastic Impact Alliance—to help reduce the amount of single-use plastics included in delivery orders. Beginning this week, any customer who places an order will be presented the option to op out of receiving plastic cutlery. More than 150 brands have joined The Alliance along with 4Ocean to make Outdoor Retailer more sustainable by nixing single-use plastic, including cutlery. Join the effort today.
stats on plastic waste

Statistics on plastic waste from the Delivery Dudes.

  • Hipcamp, the site connecting campers to campsites in the U.S., just released its new app for iOS. Now, users scan community-sourced information, photos, and reviews spanning more than 300,000 campsites while they're on the road. Download it here.
  • Eddie Bauer could pay up to $9.8 million for a 2016 data breach. The company has agreed to a settlement with Iowa financial institution Veridian Credit Union to dispense with a class action lawsuit.
Clear Creek Reps

Clear Creek Reps, from left to right: Jeff Sermak, Owen Dennehy, Scott Duer, and Tim McGuire.

  • Eagle Creek has chosen Clear Creek Reps as 2018 Rep Agency of the Year. The group directs sales in the Rocky Mountain region and also represents outdoor brands, Garmont, Topo athletic, EcoVessel, GoLite, Primius/Brunton, Aloe Gator Sunscreen, Kate’s Real Food, and Unsinkable Polarized. 
  • Alex Honnold has joined the board of El Cap, parent company of Planet Granite and Earth Treks. Honnold will make several appearances at El Cap events across the country starting at the end of May. 
  • CamelBak has selected OutsidePR as its public relations agency of record. OutsidePR will manage CamelBak’s public relations and communications strategy in North America.

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