"DENVER — In a Portland workshop, hundreds of Denver Nuggets jerseys are being cut to pieces.
The Portlanders wielding the scissors aren't taking out their frustrations about the Trailblazers loss in Game 1 of the series with the Nuggets. They're taking the jerseys apart to put them back together again in the form of new gear for Nuggets fans."
"Looking for some new Trail Blazers gear ahead of game 2 against the Nuggets?
A local store is offering some gear with a twist.
When players are traded or jerseys are retired, often they can't be sold anymore and go into storage. The company Looptworks repurposes those items into gear that can be sold."
"Blazers fans can support their team and the environment at the same time by buying upcycled fan gear.
A Portland upcycling company is re-purposing old Blazers jerseys and turning them into things like duffel bags, backpacks, hip packs and even pillows.
The company is called Looptworks..."
Making eco-friendly decisions can be tricky. We want to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and slow the spread of microplastic. But as much as we try to tread lightly on the earth, we still need to wear shoes and clothes, and occasionally drive a gasoline-powered vehicle...
Have you ever wondered what becomes of official NBA jerseys when a player gets traded or decides to “take their talents” elsewhere?...
Looptworks founder Scott Hamlin visits the set of New Day Northwest for a hands on demonstration of upcycling with Margaret Larson!
"[Scott] Hamlin's Portland-based Looptworks is another company that's grown without significant investor cash. Hamlin said the business doesn't have debt. He also said it doesn't have a line of credit..."
For the In Flight Luggage Tag ($39), upcycling aficionados Looptworks teamed up with an airline that wanted to replace its heavy leather seat covers with a lighter weight material to conserve fuel. So what to do with 40 acres of iconic blue tanned leather?...
This Blazers' season will feature a new and environmentally friendly way to distract opposing teams: Thundersticks that actually biodegrade...
New Carry-On Bags Launched with Live Segment on Portland Today: Looptworks makes Bags from Airline Seats
We recently visited the KGW studios to show the team of Portland Today the latest additions to our Alaska Airlines inspired collection, Carry-On. It also happened to be the first time we showed off the new bags!
Our Loopt Classics Weekender Duffel is our go-to bag for getting away and Urban Daddy agrees...