We create luxurious all natural products to help remove plastic from ocean.
FiveADRIFT was founded in 2017. We are fueled by a purpose to make the oceans plastic free.
By donating all profits to charity we support ocean clean-up programs and encourage other organizations to eliminate plastic from their operations.
Welcome to our tribe of adventurers, eco-travelers, sun gods, nature lovers, luxe lifestylers, and beach combers.
Why We're HereWe wanted to take the idea of a mission-driven brand and push the envelope. In the words of Paul Newman, “let’s give it away.”
We believe that every decision and purchase made impacts our world, ourselves, and future generations. FiveADRIFT is built on this foundation of values that guide everything from the growth of our fabrics to the happiness of our customers. There are 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic in the ocean. Along with the 1.8 trillion pieces floating on the surface, the majority of it sits on the ocean floor posing an even greater threat by seeping into the food chain. FiveADRIFT is dedicated to removing plastic and ending our relationship with it.
Your purchase makes you a part of this FiveADRIFT tribe and commitment bringing us all closer to a plastic free Ocean.
Who We Are
Two entrepreneurs walk into a bar… well it’s not quite like that but 20 years ago we met at the aptly named Lucky Bar in DC. Fast forward 2 decades, while on a family sabbatical on the other side of the world with our 3 kids in tow, we witnessed the utter majesty and beauty of our planet.
After months of enjoying some of the most beautiful beaches in the world we knew we had to work harder to preserve our precious earth for future generations. So...we put our entrepreneurial and environmental backgrounds to work.
How We Started
We picked a towel as our first product: we all use them; we love beautiful ones; we want them to last through our toughest adventures.
Unfortunately, most of the towels made from microfiber or recycled water bottles shed a lot of plastic back into the world.
So we searched for a better way. After extensive research on production/manufacturing and testing how these materials hold up in the wild, we sourced materials that are plastic-free, grown with significantly less water and made by adults in a fair trade facility (find out more here). The result is that we created the most luxurious, super absorbent light-weight beach towel on the planet.
Our entire organization is not only committed to being waste free, carbon negative and plastic free, but we think it's a good idea to push others to do so as well.
Together Let's Make an Impact
Let’s protect the oceans by cleaning them up. Let's change the course of other organizations to reduce wasteful use of plastic. Together we can change everything.