More than 175 million items were purchased during Amazon’s 2019 Prime Day event last week. With the help of Seattle’s new recycling startup, Ridwell, hard-to-recycle Amazon packaging waste will be picked up for free from non-Ridwell members in the Seattle service area now through August 1st. Anyone interested can sign up here to be notified when the pickups are scheduled. 

Creating high performance gear out of sustainable materials.

Repurposing coffee grounds—and recycled water bottles and recycled windshields—to make active and outdoor apparel is next level and also so very Seattle. Named after the SR 512 highway in Tacoma, the Five12 team has developed moisture-managing fabric to keep their clothes dry on the inside and out, while maintaining breathability, for protection in our PNW climate.