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Nataša Lops, Creative wonderkid

© Ayla Maagdenberg - trekking together in Kalaw, Myanmar   Nataša Lops has been supporting us from the start and we are more than thrilled that she took the time to answer a few of our questions. Check it out.   Can you tell us who you are and what you do for a living? My name is Nataša, I am from the Hague, the Netherlands. People often ask me what the thingy on the s is; it’s a háček, inherited from my Bosnian side of the family. I work as a graphic designer for a small advertising agency in Amsterdam. Besides pushing pixels, I really enjoy making illustrations, the sea is my favourite subject. So I spend most nights...

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10 ideas to help make your July as plastic free as you can!

Plastic Free July aims to raise awareness of the amount of plastic in our lives by encouraging people to eliminate the use of single-use plastic during July each year. We are big fans of course and we have put a list of tips together that will make this Plastic Free July easy.1. SHOPPING BAGSWhen you're out of the house, you sometimes make a spontaneous trip to the supermarket without bringing a grocery bag. Here's what you do! Always have a bag in your work bag, car, or other vehicle you drive. Maybe also leave a few at the office! This way you don't end up buying another bag. 2. WATER BOTTLESLet’s start with some scary facts: 53 billion gallons of bottled...

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BOARDX joins The Bamboo Brush Society

TBBS x BOARDX in Morocco. Photo by @gethorizontal Super stoked to be teaming up with BOARDX, the leading brand in board sports, travel, and active lifestyle. You can now get our brushes at all their surf camps. In this weekend’s interview, we sit down with BOARDX for a chat. Can you give us a quick intro about who you are and what your company BoardX stands for? BOARDX is a leading company that specializes in boardsports, travel and active lifestyle. Originated in 2001 from the spirits of passionate surfers and snowboarders it has grown to become the number one surf agency in Belgium.   When did you hear about The Bamboo Brush Society for the first time? We’ve been introduced...

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Surfer, traveller and awesome human being Dominga Valdes

Surfer, traveller, and awesome human being Dominga Valdes was kind enough to speak with us. Check out the interview below.     Photo by Wouter Struyf    Can you give us a quick intro about yourselves? My name is Dominga, 25 years old and from different places. Haha. Dutch mom, Chilean dad, born in Spain and I’ve grown up in different countries. It’s always hard for me to answer where I’m exactly from. For me home is not just one country but several. I love surf, travel, my friends and family, meet new people, cuddle animals, good food and spend time on the beach.  Photo by Jan Bijl   When did you hear about The Bamboo Brush Society? I heard...

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German born, Barcelona based Surf Champ Marc Piwko

German born, Barcelona based surf champ Marc Piwko was one of the first TBBS Friends. He also regularly sends in pics for #thisiswheribrush. Marc was so kind to answer a few of our questions while studying for exams and preparing a trip to Nicaragua.  Can you tell us who you are and what you do for a living? My full name is Marc Alejandro Piwko Romero, I’m 21 years old and I was raised in Barcelona. Currently I’m studying and surfing on a semi-professional level. Why do you support The Bamboo Brush Society? It is time that we start looking for solutions to the rapidly increasing amount of plastic that is produced and thrown away, causing harm to our precious...

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