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Airports Going Green Sustainable Fabrics Fashion Show to Highlight Local Chicago Designers, Sustainability in Fashion

Posted on Nov 11, 2015

Chicago, October 23, 2015 – The 2nd Annual Sustainable Fashion Show will be presented Monday, October 26th, at 7:30 PM at Tunnel in downtown Chicago. Sponsored by HMSHost, the Fashion Show will highlight clothes and accessories made from re‐purposed materials from the interior of airplanes and other sustainable materials crafted by the Fashion Studies Department at Columbia College in Chicago, as well as designs by local Chicago designer Roberto Alvarez.

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Ryan Burton with Ryan Burton Marketing, J.T. Marburger with Renew Merchandise and John Loud with Loud Security Systems

Posted on Nov 3, 2015

Renew Merchandise provides a recycling platform by sourcing and selling branded merchandise made from the recycled waste stream for corporate promotional merchandise, uniforms and licensed branded products. They have been in the promotional merchandise business for over 25 years and formed Renew in 2012 to focus on the promotional, uniform and retail markets for merchandise made from recycled waste. They have numerous contracts with the largest brands in the world and colleges.

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The GSB Interview: J.T. Marburger, Renew Merchandise

Posted on Nov 3, 2015

Renew Merchandise manufactures licensed T-shirts, polo shirts, performance T’s and hats, all made from recycled materials, including bottles. GreenSportsBlog was intrigued about this business at the intersection of Green and Sports and so we talked with J.T. Marburger, the company’s President, about where Renew Merchandise is going.

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The University of Oregon Duck Store has partnered with Renew Merchandise

Posted on Mar 12, 2015

The Duck Store has partnered with the Office of Sustainability and Renew Merchandise to offer 100 percent recycled UO-branded clothing.

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Renew Merchandise generates green Gamecock gear

Posted on Oct 20, 2014

Your soda bottle could be a shirt one day. No, Really. Through the efforts of Renew Merchandise, recycled plastic bottles can become custom clothing.

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One More Time: Turning Trash into Treasures

Posted on Sep 20, 2014

Seven years ago, J.T. Marburger was not all that familiar with recycling. Today, he knows more about recycling and turning recyclable material into consumer goods than most.

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