NC Trend: N.C. State Grad, 22, Wastes No Time Building Reborn Clothing

Many collegians agree that sophomore year tends to be the least stressful following the stupor of the freshman experience, with graduate school admissions and job applications far on the horizon. But Emily Neville, then 19, saw her second year at N.C. State University as an opportune time to launch her own company.

Textile waste “shows up at every point in the supply chain,” Neville says. “No matter the way you lay out a roll of fabric, you’re going to have parts that aren’t touched.” That’s where Reborn comes in, helping companies “upcycle,” as Neville calls it.

Read the full article in this month’s issue of Business North Carolina.