Take-back program aims to remove PFAS ski wax from the slopes

By Madelyn Beck | Boise State Public Radio News | May 2, 2022

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"PFAS chemicals are used in some ski waxes, which can then leach into the environment and groundwater, and even make it into our bodies, possibly causing health issues.

Now, a partnership between the Colorado company MountainFlow Eco-Wax and students in a collegiate challenge has resulted in a take-back program for those potentially dangerous waxes containing "forever chemicals."

Peter Arlein is that company’s founder and CEO."