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Tiny, but Powerful: In Partnership with the Mascot Factory

We’ve designed our cutest product yet – a teddy bear wearing a Reborn tee. These tiny tees are made from regular-size branded surplus shirts. We’re starting with our home base, NC State, and these bears will be available at Wolfpack Outfitters in just one week! From there, we’re pushing this

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From Linear to Circular: Breaking Bad Habits

Today’s Cycle The way in which society consumes products and empowers economies changes by the century. This is a direct reflection of new inventions making products faster to manufacture and easier to buy. With the creation of easy manufacturing of single use plastics and mass production of clothing in the

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Upcycling Comes to ECU

East Carolina University is the second university to come on board and will be accessible at University Book Exchange (U.B.E.) this June. Read the full article from The East Carolinian.

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Whether You Upcycle or Recycle: Clothes Aren’t Trash

This Old Thing Old clothing can become a hassle to try and recycle. You do a lot of searching, which quickly turns to frustration, and your mind immediately goes to throwing it away. We don’t always understand the consequences of tossing unwanted textiles.  It may be out of sight, out

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Banners, Reborn: In Partnership with Decibel Management

Dates provide an industry-wide problem when it comes to textile waste. Event attendees need them to get excited about the event in the present sense. After all, it’s 2019, not 2018, or 2017, and each year marks a memorable, different occasion. We understand this need to differentiate in the events

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One More Shirt: Our Efforts toward Accessible Sustainable Fashion

The Current Facts   U.S. consumers generate approximately 35.4 billion pounds of textiles (which includes bedding, clothing, etc) each year. Of those textiles, according to the Council for Textile Recycling, approximately 83 percent enters landfills. The other 17 percent is recycled or upcycled. The Power of One Shirt Often, the

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Bringing Scrunchies Back, Sustainably.

Our Zero Waste Collection was born out of our own problems with textile waste. Just like every textile brand, we have wasted material from the cutting and manufacturing process. When tees come in to our facility, the sleeves and bottom might be cut to form the pattern needed for a

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Davis Furniture Celebrates 75 Years with Sustainable Reborn Totes

Reborn For Business   If you haven’t checked out our business page yet, you’re missing out. We receive an interesting and diverse range of business inquiries, from transforming an organizations’ surplus tees, to a new university partner, or an inquiry into purchasing sustainable giveaways for an upcoming event. Our team

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Bespoke Upcycling

Few orders give us as much joy as the individual items of clothing sent to our workshop to be transformed. We love transforming thousands of surplus tees and textile waste from our wonderful partners. We feel like we’re doing our best day by day to play a larger part in

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