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5 U.S. Artisans that Create Jewelry by Recycling

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5 U.S. Artisans that Create Jewelry by Recycling

A true artist can visualize something beautiful out of anything! We are in awe of the jewelry that can be made from recycling. You might be thinking we are crazy, but just wait until you see how these five U.S. artisans are turning waste into art you can wear! 1. Hathorway has been a top seller in our boutique from day one. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, every piece is designed by designer, Jessica Phan, who wanted to reconnect with her Vietnamese heritage by preserving a 400-year-old craftsmanship which uses ethically-sourced buffalo horns, a material—like leather—that has been...

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6 Ways to Recycle your Clothes

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6 Ways to Recycle your Clothes

Here are six ways to recycle your clothing so that they don’t end up in the landfill!  There are so many options and we will share some ideas and information with you that may help you make the best decision for the most responsible way to recycle those unwanted clothes.  A few facts to consider - According to the EPA, Americans get rid of 16.9 million tons of clothing each year, and an estimated 11.2 million tons (66%) of those clothes end up in the landfills.  It takes 200 plus years for many textiles to decompose in landfills!  

We hope the next time you clean-out your closet that you consider the best way to recycle each item!  Whether you decide to donate (wisely), sell, repurpose or gift them, remember that you can make a difference!  We love clothes and we could never stop buying more, but we are making better choices and making sure our old clothes go to the best place!  

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