"How We Make It Greener"

Kurt Hettle
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Look beyond the typical materials.

Each iWooly is made from credit-certified wool produced at local wool mills in Oregon, along with vegetable tanned leathers crafted in the United States. But the buttons were a challenge. Using plastic, neoprene buttons made in Asia was a cheap option, but went against the company’s values. Instead, Murillo chose a lesser-known material, the tagua nut. Harvested from the tagua palm in South America, tagua nut buttons are naturally sustainable.