The European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) is delighted to welcome 7 new members and a trade partner, all committed to conserving the great outdoors. All 8 have signed up to the association since the ISPO show in February, a number specifically joining to support the work of EOCA in tackling Plastic Pollution.
The new members to sign up are Sunday Afternoons – creating hats for every outdoor adventure; World of Camping – one of the largest independent online retailers for the camping, caravan and motorhome fraternity; Regatta– making and selling items to enable everyone to get outdoors and have adventures. Within a 24 hours period, Elements – an agent and distributor for a number of responsible outdoor brands in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and France; Kahtoola – makers of gear for use with flexible footwear, including MICROspikes®, NANOspikes®, hiking crampons, and innovative running and hiking gaiters; icebreaker– Provider of natural performance alternatives to plastic-based apparel all signed up. E9 – manufacturers of climbing clothing and Accessories, got in touch about signing the EOCA Plastic Pledge and then decided to also become full members of EOCA. In addition, Afydad, the Spanish Sport Association has signed up as a trade partner, thus committing to raise awareness of and commitment to EOCA and conservation of outdoor environments.