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Annual Earth Day DECK Giveaway '17 !!

To us, every day is Earth Day but we can't help celebrating a little harder this month! We're keeping up with traditions and giving away a FREE WEDGE DECK in honor of our beautiful planet as a means of offering an alternate commute. TO ENTER: 1. Follow @PotaitoBoards on Instagram  2. Like "Potaito Boards" on Facebook 3. Share our Earth Day post on whichever social media site you prefer. Just remember to TAG @PotaitoBoards AND hashtag #PushPotaito. 4. Use your caption space to offer up one of your best jokes. The world can always use a good chuckle. CONTEST ENDS APRIL 22, 2017. Winner will be announced through social media and on this post.   GOOD LUCK, EARTHLINGS.

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New Year, Same Earth: 2017's Best Environmental Podcasts

Desperate for something fascinating to bring up at the water cooler this morning? Need to brush up on your ecology? Curious about city lizards or the current state of the Great Smoky Mountains? You're in luck. Our team has rounded up a sawwweeet list of the best podcasts for you to catch up on environmental facts, theories and discussions. Checkkk it:   Living on Earth A weekly show sponsored by NPR. Discussions range from ecological discoveries to how humans interact with our environment.  Don't miss: "Jellyfish are ancient, beautiful and mysterious. But they're becoming a global headache"     BBC's Costing the Earth The BBC's comprehensive guide to human life and its effect on Earth. Each episode features a lifestyle...

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Now Live! How are Potaito Boards Sustainably Grown?

  Did you check out our new page on the Potaito Boards website? Our "Sustainably Grown" tab explains the dire state of the skateboard manufacturing industry. Did you know that skateboard deck production is one of the leading causes for maple deforestation in North America? And that it takes 40-60 years of growth before a maple tree is mature enough to be cut down and used for skate decks? This is all preventable, it just takes a little more creativity and a willingness to address the terrible environmental impact our industry has on Earth. Challenge the status quo. Skate Sustainably. Learn more at www.potaitoboards.com/pages/sustainablygrown

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The Ultimate Potaito Holiday Gift Guide

Need help deciding on the perfect Potaito for that special someone? We've got you covered. Each Potaito model offers a unique riding style that's better suited for a certain type of skater. Here's the breakdown: The Baked  The Baked is for the ultimate chill dude. The largest and most stable deck of the lineup, this board is best for those looking for a mellow ride.    The Taiter  Designed as a hybrid cruiser, the Taiter takes characteristics from both the Baked and the Wedge. An efficient commuter thanks to its large wheelbase, the Taiter also features a kicktail and concave for the more versatile skater. The Taiter will spice up your life... or at least your daily commute.   The Wedge The Wedge gets its name...

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Heyyoo California, Vote for the Planet!

Heyyo California! Last week we got to hang out with our friends at Patagonia at their saaawwweeet shop in Santa Cruz where the community got together to discuss Voting for the Planet, specifically to ban the plastic bag in California. At Potaito Boards Headquarters, we take voting seriously. It's our obligation considering we live in a nation that allows us to voice our opinions in a relatively democratic fashion. California has some exciting propositions on the ballot this month including the legalization of marijuana, the enactment of background checks for ammunition buyers and the possible repeal of the death penalty. Whew. Pretty exciting, indeed. The proposition of the night, however, was Prop 67. To which Prop 65 is intrinsically tied. Here's...

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