The Story of Freitag Bags: Building a Business Around Reclaimed Materials

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truck tarp photo
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The recycling process begins with tarps, the same ones that are stretched into side walls on trucks across Europe.

Life on the road is a tough one for a tarp and the intense weathering they experience means that truck companies are required to retire them every five to eight years.

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