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April 22, 2017


Carbon Offsets: a new option to help neutralize our impact

carbon offset

We've teamed up with the Bonneville Environmental Foundation to create options to further reduce our impact on the environment.

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April 17, 2017


Earth Day 2017: Five things you can do to help the environment

Hopefully throughout the week leading up to Earth Day you’re out giving back to the environment locally, but here are a few things you can also do to help support pro-environmental policy.

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April 14, 2017


Employee Spotlight: Meet Alex

Behind the Scenes: Meet Alex. Though relatively new to the Looptworks team, she's already gain office fame as the designer of our dopp kits.

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March 28, 2017


Iceland Adventures: a trip to the land of fire and ice. (Or waterfalls, rainbows, sour beer and hot pools)

 Our friend Kelsi traveled to Iceland with her Northwest Upcycled Backpack and gives us the 411 on planning a trip.

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February 14, 2017


The Green Games: Portland Trail Blazers + Looptworks Collaboration

deconstructing blazer jerseys

What do you do with 4,000 obsolete game jerseys? If you're the Portland Trail Blazers and looking for a green solution, you call Looptworks, that's what.

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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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