Recycle, repurpose, reclaim

April 23rd, 2019

Companies are finding creative ways to address the growing push toward recycling and repurposing used fabrics. Excess shade sail material makes great fabric planters. Photo: Green Bag Company. It’s tempting to think that recycling was “invented” sometime in the late 1960s, but that would ignore the fact that back in the 11th century, Japan was […]

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Airline upcycles old uniforms

November 1st, 2018

Last May, when Delta Airlines introduced new uniforms created by fashion designer Zac Posen for its 64,000 employees, the company had to decide what to do with the old clothing—more than one million pieces of uniforms adding up to 350,000 pounds. Delta found a unique way to give the old uniforms new life: it partnered […]

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