Entries for 2020 [RE]verse Pitch Competition

Turntable Tile
Upcycling old music records and transforming PVC waste into affordable, attractive, waterproof kitchen and bath wall tiles.
by Nick Barreiro's team
Repurposing materials to make green furniture
Repurposing wood, materials and fabrics to make custom, scalable designed green furniture and structures
by Anil Pattni
New View
Using the waste generated from Gold Rush Vinyl and Travis County, we will be up-cycling the Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) to make eye wear.
by Shane Brechmann
Tick or Treat!
I would like to use the fabrics to create a series of creative pet costumes. Everyone dresses up for Halloween, pets not so much.
by Jesus Ortiz
Lotus Jacket
We are hoping to use the fabric samples from ACR to create an item that will focus on creating a social and environmental impact in Austin.
by Lotus Community
Upcycled Prosthetic Hands
We are exploring the possibility of melting PVC into filament to 3D print simple, low-cost prosthetic hands.
by Manos Creativas ATX
Vinyl multi-purpose bricks
By stacking multiple layers of PVC/PET die-cut plastic skeleton sheets and binding them together, to create durable, weatherproof bricks.
by Adriana Vann
Yociety - Space Utilization Project
Home is where the heart is. But what if said home isn't fit for all your needs? Wall beds are the solution. Use your space with joy.
by lyric wardlow
Scrappy Quilts
Scrappy quilts can be created from the decorator fabric samples sourced from the Austin Creative Reuse Center.
by Scott Cameron
Safe Cycle
Safe Cycle proposes to use plastic skeleton sheets and redesign the pieces to become a bike lane separator for safer cycling in Austin.
by Orlando Cabañas
Play That Funky Music - Again!
In this city of live music, what better way to re-purpose materials than to use them to make cool and funky guitar straps & accessories?
by Kristin Gust
Liberia's Hope Quilt Initiative: Hope 4 The Future
Providing hope and fabrics to quilters, in Liberia, West Africa, whose skills are inherited from women, who had escaped slavery in the US.
by Joe James
Herbal Supplement For Kiddos With Mental Disorders
grö is an herbal supplement with 4 key ancient ingredients for kids with ADHD, ASD, & young athletes crafted to help them grow & be healthy.
by Lucero Cas
100% Upcycled PVC/Fabric Mobile Phone Cases
My idea is to produce upcycled phone cases using leftover, locally sourced scrap polyvinyl chloride and textiles from Goldrush and ACR.
by Taylor Henderson
Funkytown Fabrics
Upcycling the greatly varied fabric samples to create reusable accessories (bowties & scrunchies) and customizable banners for events
by Betsy Cheung
Terra Helmet
We want to engineer a new helmet using a vinyl plastic shell, an inner cushion made from sandals, and a comfort liner from the textiles.
by Aadhikesh Boopalam's team

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