Turbo Duffle Bag - Aviation Aesthetics: Second Flights for Salvaged Aircraft - Bob Vila
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| Photo: Tierra Ideas
Turbo Duffle Bag
Did you know that airlines must replace fire-retardant seat covers after just nine washings? Matt Mahler, a former engineer and eco-minded entrepreneur, quickly learned about sturdy aircraft upholstery and leather after a budget travel magazine article inspired him to start making carryalls out of reclaimed fabrics. His Raleigh, North Carolina-based company, Tierra Ideas, donates 10% of sales to the Nature Conservancy.