Entries for 2016 Reverse Pitch Competition
Austin Cubed - Street Banner Line
Flagship product: a vinyl seating cube for home, restaurant, and event - prototype ready December 6th!
Bard Sustainability MBA Team
Austin's Local Tarps
We convert vinyl street banners into distinctive graphic shade tarps for your food truck!
Stylish, unique and iconically Austin supplies for hip college students with a conscience.
Charles Bradbury's team
GRUB uses insect larvae to convert local food waste into sustainable products such as feed, fertilizer, and oil for biodiesel production.
SoleStrong upcycles Livestrong bands and fabric swatches to create durable and stylish footwear to represent a cause.
Travel tags made from repurposing fabric samples.
Zuri Travel Crafts aims to produce beautiful, fashionable, unique travel tags from fabric sample swatches and other materials.
Closing the Fashion Loop
The 100,000 silicone LIVESTRONG wristbands in outdated packaging will be up-cycled into wrap rings, a different type of wearable fashion.
All There August
Ethical athletic accessories providing a second life to vinyl banners and fabric samples while supporting women’s and animal welfare.
3D Printing from Post-Consumer Waste
Leveraging post-consumer waste from In & Out Burger as 3D printer feed-stock, re:3D is committed to sustainable, local manufacturing.
GrubTubs: Table to Farm
GrubTubs takes food waste (in this case, canned foods) and turn it into healthy animal feed using an insect called Black Soldier Fly Larva.
Purse with a built-in charger and solar panel.
Workshop-based company for students to engage in DIY crafting, emphasizing sustainable education, using materials from Half Price Books.
ACL Survival Bags
Take home a piece of Austin's colorful history made from local Austin congress banners and use it to carry more than your memories.
Children’s Pocket Skirts and Accessories
We will use fabric samples to create children’s wear, including functional skirts with pockets, and accessories such as matching purses.
Materialize Furniture Designs
Using fabric and decorating books from ACR, I will construct a line of furniture constructed of fabric coated with plant based epoxy resin.
Renovation Refugee Restore
Soft drink bottles, audio or video cassette tapes may be melted and extruded as polyester fibers re purposed along with fabric sample books.
Creative Stitching Trade to fund Refugee Services
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