April 29, 2019
"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..."
April 25, 2019
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...
March 05, 2019
Have you ever wondered what becomes of official NBA jerseys when a player gets traded or decides to “take their talents” elsewhere?...
February 15, 2019
Looptworks founder Scott Hamlin visits the set of New Day Northwest for a hands on demonstration of upcycling with Margaret Larson!
February 08, 2019
"[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..."
December 20, 2018
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?...
February 15, 2018
New Carry-On Bags Launched with Live Segment on Portland Today: Looptworks makes Bags from Airline Seats
August 04, 2017
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!
May 01, 2017
Our Loopt Classics Weekender Duffel is our go-to bag for getting away and Urban Daddy agrees...
December 23, 2016
"This complete coffee kit from Looptworks ($185) includes a hand grinder, stainless mug, Aeropress, bamboo spoon and, of course, exceptional espresso beans. Everything nests comfortably in the bespoke leather handlebar bag. "
August 03, 2016
Fashion lovers everywhere might like the idea of Portland-based Looptworks' new 'Moto Collection,' which features upcycled leather bags, purses and wallets.
July 25, 2016
"You can now take your airplane seat everywhere you go.
When Southwest Airlines decided to redesign their cabins in 2014, that meant getting rid of 80,000 leather seats.