“. . . Nor can we consume the earth’s
resources without regard for effect.”
Barack Obama, inaugural address. Jan. 20, 2009
LOOPTWORKS is NOT a sustainable, green or
LOOPTWORKS is a conservation company that
conducts it’s business in the most
environmentally responsible manner currently
We are working towards closed loop
“Water and air, the two essential fluids on
which all life depends, have become global
Jacques Yves Cousteau
“Once the world’s fourth-largest lake, the sea has
shrunk by 90 percent since the rivers that feed it were
largely diverted in a Soviet project to boost cotton
production in the arid region.”
- It takes between 400 – 800 gallons of water to make 1
organic cotton shirt
-There are two kinds of excess – Post Consumer and Pre
- There is 70 times more Pre Consumer Excess on the
planet that Post.
- Between 15% - 30% of all new materials never get used
The most environmentally responsible
thing to do is to NOT create any new
LOOPTWORKS was founded on one
simple mantra – We use only what
already exists to build our products and
run our company.
LOOPTWORKS was founded in September, 2009 In
Portland, Oregon USA.
Founding Partners are Scott Hamlin and Gary Peck –
Combined total of more than 40 years of experience in
the industry with companies like – adidas, Nike, Royal
Robbins, Jockey, Lulu Lemon, etc.
LOOPTWORKS makes Limited Edition, Clothing
and Accessories out of excess materials for the
• Upcycling – Taking materials destine to be destroyed and
turning them into products of higher value and
•Avoids 81% of the carbon emissions
•Makes for amazing designs.
Water Keeper Alliance
PARTNERS FOR CHANGE
• WaterKeeper’s Alliance
• World Wildlife
• The River Network
• Surfrider Foundation
• The Fresh Water Trust
PARTNERS FOR CHANGE
• LUSH Cosmetics
• New Belgium Brewery
• Jive Software
LOOPTWORKS IS MAKING SOME NOISE
Good ideas get talked about. Upcycling is
resonating with diverse audiences across
the globe. We’re utilizing multimedia
platforms and strategies to get the
Looptworks message out.
- Former US Vice
President Al Gore
- Oprah’s O List
- The Today Show
- Fast Company
Magazine, Wall Street
What LOOPTWORKS does is not the solution
to the world’s problems. It is the duct tape that
moves the conversation forward.
True closed loop manufacturing is how we
use business to create a truly “sustainable”
How do we work together to avoid excess
from turning into waste?
Our collaboration efforts thus far . . .