Pingree Maker Blog — sustainable

Community Conversations about Pingree's "Why": Live on ABC

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Community Conversations about Pingree's "Why": Live on ABC

Join us for a few minutes as we explore our purpose, impact, and what's next for Pingree Live on ABC WXYZ: 

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It's the Leash We Can Do

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The Junkyard Dog Leash: An Origin Story (Read the Detroit Free Press Article Here) How Seat Belts & Car Seat Leather became Dog Leashes in Detroit Since 2015 when our worker-owned company started making leather goods in Detroit with upcycled car seat leather, countless folks asked us to make dog leashes more than any other product. The upholstery leather we divert from the landfill that we get from partners like Lear, Ford, GM, Stellantis, and others was perfect for footwear, bags, and wallets, but usually wasn’t long enough for a 4ft-6ft dog leash.       “We didn’t know what we...

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How Pingree Defines Sustainability

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How Pingree Defines Sustainability

Thanks for sharing a few moments with us. Our team believes anything is possible and if you see a better way, try and find a way to make it happen. We'd like to share a bit more context for how we define sustainability, and we'll share future blog posts about why it's important to our team of Veterans and Detroiters, and some of the principles and goals that guide our daily work.  Waste Free: Our team works alongside the American auto industry to take their unused brand new car seat and steering wheel leather, pre and post production, and turn it...

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