Industry Buzz: Adventure Bound, Six Moon Designs, GEAR AID, and a wetsuit protecting against ocean pollution

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  • Coffee and gear: Adventure Bound onthefly in Ellicotteville, New York, introduced a new coffee shop into their retail business. "In addition to offering espresso drinks, our plan is to also evolve into an onsite, small-batch roasting facility," Co-owner Christy Rounds told the Salamanca Press. "We expect that after trying our coffee, a lot of people will be buying it for friends and family,”
  • Must-watch: Other than fish, do you know what else is floating in the ocean? Pollution. The Surfrider Foundation's expert environmental scientists teamed up with innovators at Vissla to design a wetsuit burly enough to face the emerging environmental crisis. 
  • Plastic Impact Alliance: New members in the last two weeks include Adventure Journal, Adventure Travel Trade Association, Atmosphere Studios, Brunton, Gear Experience, Khala & Company, Mountain Life Media, Outdoor Retailer, Sawyer Products, and Stio. Join the collective of nearly 300 brands today
  • Cutting food waste: AC Shilton for Outside tried to produce no food waste for a month. Here's how she did.