Bamboo Quiz Winners Announced

The first person to get all three questions right goes to Nathan Rosquist!
QUIZ ANSWERS

  1. Tencel (e.g. brand Lyocel)
  2. Processing with harmful chemicals. For more information, click here.
  3. Jonano

ABOUT THE WINNER

Nathan Rosquist

Nathan is as a graphic designer and web-developer at the Interra Project, a nonprofit based in Seattle. Interra Project brings tools for communities to “shop locally and share locally.” Right now they are launching a community loyalty program in the Puget Sound (pugetsound.cc) that gives back to nonprofits whenever people shop at participating local and sustainable businesses. They launched in Boston last year (bostoncommunitychange.org).

Nathan is also in his final year of grad school, getting an MBA in Sustainable Business (with a concentration on Sustainable Community Economic Development) from Bainbridge Graduate Institute.

Nathan is in the process of starting a screen-printing business and is passionate about the idea of “Locally Grown Clothing.” Nathan states that ‘the local food movement has grown deep roots in the last few years here in Seattle, and [he'd] like to frame clothing in the same way. ” He posits that clothing is part of the food system…(which I would have to agree). Nathan would someday like to wear a stylish shirt made from Bamboo grown in and around Seattle, or BC hemp, or Cedar bark. Nathan is actively pursuing this path to see how far he can take it. Good luck Nathan!

Check out Nathan’s blog at www.carrotrope.com

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Last week’s questions:

1) What fiber is the closest to bamboo in terms of processing?

2) Name one reason why bamboo may not always be environmentally friendly to process?

3) Name one company that sells 100% bamboo clothing?

Last week’s complete quiz question post, click here.

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2 Comments

  1. November 29, 2007 at 5:28 am

    [...] Shana at Green Cotton (an excellent resource on sustainable apparel, source-materials and processes) informs me that I’ve won her bamboo quiz. [...]

  2. Christopher said,

    May 14, 2008 at 10:16 am

    congrats Nathan…


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