With the world getting behind the upcycle movement, home decorating and interior design have taken a whole new spin. You can call it whatever you want, revamping, repurposing, upcycling, reclaiming, salvaging, or reimagining. It all means the same thing. …

If you have a small business, how do you handle your waste? Most businesses are so busy meeting the needs of their customers, that they often do not give a second thought about waste management.

But, is there a benefit to being responsible for our waste from a business standpoint…

According to the University of Southern Indiana, the U.S. is the #1 trash-producing country in the world at 1,609 pounds per person per year. This means that 5% of the world’s people generate 40% of the world’s waste, which ends up in local landfills. …

“Disposable” is a term that we use often. We live in a plastic era right now. Everything is plastic. Disposable is synonymously used with convenience. But it’s not convenient at all. The long-term effects of disposable items, that are generally plastic, are having a devastating effect on the environment. This…

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So what’s hot and trending in the business world today? Interior design and furniture infused with a regenerative mindset! …

“Circular fashion” is a term that you’re probably going to hear a lot of from now on. As I mentioned in last week’s post, the fashion industry has begun to embrace the upcycling movement. In some ways, we have the pandemic to thank for this. When things got bad, materials…

Deadstock fabric is a term used to describe leftover products. Deadstock is material that hasn’t been worn or sold. They are pieces of old fabric that didn’t even make it into the stores and on the shelves.

There are over a hundred billion garments produced each year, some will never…

Yep, summer is gone, it’s a new school year! Some of you are excited… others, not so much! But hey, there are a few great ways to use some easy DIY upcycle techniques to stay organized! Let’s get creative!

Let’s face it, we are all at the mercy of our…

Fashion Designers Embrace The Upcycle Movement

The upcycling movement has gripped the world. Countries worldwide have come together to join the upcycling and repurposing era. The fashion industry is no different. They have found a great way to create sustainable fashion lines. It looks like it could become the “new…

It’s summertime! The kids are home and looking for things to keep them busy. Well, look no further. If you are ready to teach your kids about sustainability and repurposing old items or trash into treasure, I have some ideas for you! These are projects for all ages and some…

Kelsey Rumburg

As an adventurous farm girl, I am a creator on a mission to build a better economy. I question our idea of trash and look for new ways to use our resources!

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