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Clothing made from recycled plastic bottles: Greatest invention or worst mistake of our time?

Clothing made from recycled plastic bottles: Greatest invention or worst mistake of our time? Within the last few years, several companies have become massively successful for creating wearable comfortable materials by spinning recycled plastic bottles with cotton or other poly materials. On the surface, this sounds incredible. Single use plastic is horrible for the environment and developing a technology to turn it into a multi-use product and hopefully keep it out of our waters and landfills is a mission that a lot of humans have gotten behind. But, studies show that this material might be doing more harm than good.

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Are all natural materials created equal?

Are all natural materials created equal?

We took 2 years exploring different natural and sustainable fabrics to determine which materials we would consider using for our products. We ultimately decided on organic cotton because of its soft texture, the lack of chemicals that go into processing, and the sustainability aspect. Below are some of the materials we evaluated and reasons why we passed on them. 

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Is a Florida environmental catastrophe happening again?

Is a Florida environmental catastrophe happening again? With warming air and water, as well as increasing rainfall amounts, climate change is making algae blooms more frequent, widespread, and longer in duration.   Treating an algae bloom is often difficult and expensive, costing the city millions of dollars a year to deal with stormwater improvements.

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