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December 25, 2016


Looking back on an amazing 2016

From airline seat covers to tent flies to skis to unused materials, we take pride in aiding brands with their sustainability initiatives, knowing that we're helping to change an industry one step at a time. 

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December 09, 2016


The 12 Days of Upcycling

the 12 days of upcycling

The 12 Days of Upcycling are upon us! From 12/9 - 12/20, visit our homepage to view our deal of the day, or scroll to view the latest announcements.

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December 09, 2016


Upcycling Skis: Making the Shot Ski

making the shotski

Every year, thousands of skis and snowboards are scrapped and retired, eventually ending up in the landfill. Often the only option is to shred them and downcycle the materials, unless you get creative.

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November 22, 2016


Folding Shot Ski, Will Travel (Plus Other Amazing Gift Ideas for the Holidays)

doing a shot with the shotski

Why are these outdoor lovers so happy? Because our Looptlabs product development team ambushed them mid-hike and recruited them as product testers for our newest (re)invention, the Upcycled Folding Shot Ski!

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November 11, 2016


400 PPM Global Warming Awareness T-shirt

400 PPM Global Warming awareness bee tee 

Carbon dioxide levels in Earth's atmosphere passed 400 PPM milestone once again, possibly for good. To mark this sobering milestone and increase awareness, we created the upcycled 400 PPM tee. 

 

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August 31, 2016


Upcycling Textile Excess: A Case Study of a Cycle Oregon & Looptworks Partnership

2016 cycle oregon tee shirts

We partnered with Cycle Oregon to provide eco-friendly event t-shirts, upcycled from rescued textile excess.

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August 03, 2016


Can Leather be Eco-Friendly?

scrap leather to be upcycled

You may have noticed we make a lot of our products out of leather. But what is more eco-friendly, leather or vegan leather? Turns out, that's still up for debate.

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July 20, 2016


Sustainable Brands: Looptworks at SB'16 San Diego

Nearly 1,500 business leaders, including Looptworks' CEO Scott Hamlin, gathered for the SB’16 San Diego event put on by Sustainable Brands, an organization devoted to professionals who are reshaping the future of commerce around the world.

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June 30, 2016


Enter the InterstateSummer Giveaway!

Looptworks moto backpack, mountain house food and danner boots

Summer is here and it's the season for weekend adventures! Enter to win some great gear and read about 10 of our favorite pitstops off Interstate 5.

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June 07, 2016


What's in your bag? The story behind the Northwest Collection

Northwest Messenger bag with leather panels from Looptworks

When we set out to design the Northwest Collection, we wanted to create a bag we'd carry, with a spot for everything.

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March 22, 2016


How We Calculate Water Conservation


Looptworks products conserve water.  Here's how we calculate it.

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February 18, 2016


Introducing: The Calvin


Our collaboration with Claire Coffee will be launching on Kickstarter on March 8th!

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