Upcycling Apparel Start-Up Looptworks' Appears on Panel of Sustainable Industry Pioneers with Al Gore and Bill Bradbury

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					Upcycling Apparel Start-Up Looptworks' Appears on Panel of Sustainable
Industry Pioneers with Al Gore and Bill Bradbury
Scott Hamlin, co-founder of Looptworks, the new upcycled eco-clothing company, was invited to
join, Al Gore, Nobel Laureate, Nobel Peace Prize winner and former Vice President as an
example of a pioneer in Sustainable Industries. Gore acknowledged Portland as a place where
citizens have a heightened awareness and consciousness of global climate change and praised
the Oregon's green community for creating and supporting companies like Looptworks.
Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 4, 2009 -- After being in business for only 9 weeks, the founder of upcycling
apparel start-up Looptworks was invited to appear with Laureate, Nobel Peace Prize winner and former Vice
President Al Gore and Oregon gubernatorial candidate Bill Bradbury. Scott Hamlin appeared with Gore and
Bradbury at and event entitled "Ahead of the Curve: A Conversation with Sustainable Industry Pioneers" on
November 19, 2009.



 "Looptworks was honored to share the stage with the most influential person on the planet in the environmental
movement - Al Gore," says Scott Hamlin, founding partner of Looptworks. "Mr. Gore and Mr. Bradbury
encouraged people to embrace and nurture businesses like Looptworks to help us get ahead of the curve and fight
climate change."

 Already the solar manufacturing capital of America and the green building capital of the world, Oregon is poised
to become the world leader in sustainable industries. Looptworks innovative approach to eco-friendly apparel is
just another example of the leadership in Green Business from this region. Fellow panelists included:

Darcy Winslow - founder of Designs for a Sustainable World Collective
Bob Beisner - vice president of Solarworld Industries America
Jason F. McLennan - CEO of Cascadia Region Building Council
Jae Larsen - CEO of The Greenville Project
Louise Adamson - partner at K & L Gates
Jim Gilbert - Owner of One Green World Nursery

About Looptworks

 Launched in August 2009, Looptworks is a ground-breaking business that upcycles industrial excess into
meaningful, long-lasting and limited edition products. By re-using the world's pre-consumer excess, the
U.S.-based company aims to rid the world of waste while inspiring a generation to reduce their impact on the
planet. The inaugural line includes jackets hoodies, skirts, shirts and graphic t-shirts for both men and women The
Portland, Oregon-based start-up is led by apparel industry veterans with extensive experience from Nike, adidas
and Royal Robbins. For more information and to get looped in, visit http://www.looptworks.com , or subscribe
to the company's Twitter feed at http://twitter.com/LooptWorks.



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