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recycled animal pillows

by Green 3
Handmade
Recycled
Exclusive
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  • the story

Cuddly Critters

The careful construction of these wide-eyed works of whimsy helps empower individuals with cognitive disabilities by giving them job and life skill training. The wildly patterned materials are spliced, arranged and stitched together to take the shapes of cuddly creatures that peer out from your couch with button eyes. Handmade in Wisconsin with materials salvaged from a high-end women's apparel store that went out of business.



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  • details
Handmade
Recycled
Exclusive
Item ID
21626
Made from
reclaimed fabric, reclaimed buttons, PET poly-fill
Measurements
14" L x 14" W x 4" D
Notes
Care Instructions: Spot clean with damp cloth.
  • the maker
Green 3

Green 3

Founded in 2006, Green3 is the brainchild of Sandy Martin, a Michigan farm girl turned apparel industry maven. Growing up on a farm, Sandy witnessed first-hand the health repercussions of conventional farming and pesticides. Later when she worked in the apparel industry, she saw how manufacturers negatively affected the environment and communities where they operated. So with the help of her husband Jim, Sandy founded an apparel company based on honesty, environmental awareness and high-quality American-made products.

Going Green
Green 3 uses organic or recycled cotton in its products. The cotton is spun and knit into fabric, as well as screened and dyed with water-based inks in North Carolina. This process is completely green and uses no PVCs, plastisols, heavy-metal inks or chlorinated bleaches.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
From irregular T-shirts to the unusable ends of fabric bolts, Green 3 reengineers waste fabric from its own factories into creative items such as the Scraptee herbal pouch, the T-shirt scarf and UncommonGoods' new jewelry pouches. They also use secondhand materials from thrift stores and left over fabrics from garment manufacturers.

Made in America
Headquartered in a former horse carriage terminal from the 1800s, Green 3 is situated on the shores of Lake Winnebago in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and is dedicated to creating apparel jobs both there and throughout the U.S. Green 3 also works with Aspiro, a non-profit in Green Bay, Wisconsin that specializes in teaching job skills to cognitively disabled adults. Both the T-shirt scarves and suit totes are cut and sewn by adults in the program, giving them an opportunity for independent living. collection

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