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Harper's BAZAAR: Reformation partners with Looptworks with new takeback program

Harper’s BAZAAR: Reformation partners with Looptworks with new takeback program

3 May 2021

In an effort to make its shoe line more eco-conscious than ever, Reformation relaunches its shoes with new environmentally friendly materials and a partnership with Looptworks on a new takeback program.
Ever wondered how we repurpose retired clothing and textiles into bags and travel accessories? For those unfamiliar with the concept of upcycling, it's an evolved form of reuse that involves converting discarded objects or materials into something of equal or greater value.

Upcycling Textiles & Clothing Into New Items: A Case Study

2 Feb 2020

Ever wondered how we repurpose retired clothing and textiles into bags and travel accessories? For those unfamiliar with the concept of upcycling, it's an evolved form of reuse that involves converting discarded objects or materials into something of equal or greater value.
Upcycling old NBA Uniforms. Giving new life to old textiles

Upcycling the NBA

2 Jun 2019

Players get traded or move on. What do you do with stacks of obsolete game jerseys and fan replica jerseys?
Forbes: 10 Great Gifts For Travelers, 2015 Edition

Forbes: 10 Great Gifts For Travelers, 2015 Edition

1 Nov 2015

"We love recycled products, especially when they’ve got a story as clever and a look as cool as these bags from Portland, Oregon-based Looptworks."
NBC News: Looptworks Upcycles Southwest Airlines Leather Seats

NBC News: Southwest Gives Old Airplane Seats New Life

25 May 2015

Looptworks groundbreaking partnership with Southwest Airlines: How to Make a Duffel Bag with Airline Seat Covers.
Upcycled Leather Backpacks crafted from old Southwest Airlines Leather Seats/

Washington Post: My Trendy Leather Bag is Actually a Repurposed Southwest Airlines Seat

26 Jan 2015

What do you do when you need to get rid of 80,000 airline seats that are weighing down your flying fleet?

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Headshot of Tami Bringman, Chief Financial Officer at Looptworks.

Tami Bringman

Chief Financial Officer

Tami is a senior accounting leader with over 16 years of experience in the manufacturing and textile industry. Her specialties include process development and implementation, mergers and acquisitions, job and project costing and analysis, and managing complex teams and technical projects. Tami has served as Chief Financial Officer and Controller for a variety of innovative companies, where her analytical skills and strategic mindset helped organizations create efficiencies in their financial systems.

Headshot of Kelley Purdy, Vice President of Partnerships at Looptworks.

Kelley Purdy

Vice President, Partnerships

Kelley is a passionate and strategically minded business development leader with more than two decades of experience in the sporting goods apparel industry. He has experience in product construction, league partnerships, retail relationships, supply chain management, sustainability, circularity, and carbon footprint management. Kelley builds successful partnerships by putting the customer first while simultaneously advancing his organization’s business objectives.

Suzy Off: Operations Director for Looptworks

Suzy Off

Chief Operating Officer

Suzy is a product leader and operations expert with more than 25 years of experience in the textile industry. She is passionate about finding creative solutions to complex problems and motivating people to action through vision, strategy, collaboration, and communication. Suzy has proven expertise in product development, sustainability, marketing, supply chains, and innovating processes and best practices to drive results.

Headshot of Scott Hamlin, Founder and CEO of Looptworks.

Scott Hamlin

Founder & CEO

Scott is a visionary leader with more than 32 years of experience in strategic branding, innovative product creation, supply chain sustainability, and sales and marketing for global organizations. He founded Looptworks in 2009 as an industry solution for turning excess materials into upcycled consumer products. In 2022, Scott transitioned the company to a B2B business model focused on eliminating global textile waste through closed-loop solutions.

Headshot of Scott Hamlin, Founder and CEO of Looptworks.

Scott Hamlin

Founder & CEO

Scott is a visionary leader with more than 32 years of experience in strategic branding, innovative product creation, supply chain sustainability, and sales and marketing for global organizations. He founded Looptworks in 2009 as an industry solution for turning excess materials into upcycled consumer products. In 2022, Scott transitioned the company to a B2B business model focused on eliminating global textile waste through closed-loop solutions.