Opening day@Refashionweeknyc ! @sanitationfoundation@donatenyc

Opening day@Refashionweeknyc ! @sanitationfoundation@donatenyc

As usual we are drawn to Solutionaries and their stories!
Meet just a few…

@Las Albas
- artisanal handbags made from donated repurposed military uniforms
- Angelina and Johanny Puello - women owned and sisters!
- Proceeds from sales are scholarships for low income students studying PTSD + mental health in veterans

@hola.imback
- Woman founded by Natalia Machado
- Accessories made from Upcycled rubber, banana waste and plastic bottles
- Combining sustainability and luxury

@cyclecraftdesigns
- Woman founded KarenOverton
- Upcycled jewelry made from bike parts
- Combining love of bicycles / jewelry + sustainability

@fiveboroughsbrewing
- Beer made in Sunset Park, Brooklyn
- Spent grain from process goes back to farm as animal feed
- In recyclable cans
- Visit taproom for samples and a cool hang!

Talkin the talk:
Materials Matter: Material Innovation in NYC
Jonathon Lane @nycedc