Alaska Plastic Recovery, the company behind Grizzly Wood, has made it through its first big year of work, traveling to and collecting more than 600,000 pounds of recycled plastic in eight Southcentral communities and turning it into formed-plastic lengths of recycled plastic lumber, or RPL, and bricks, useful for making signposts, decking, picnic tables, benches, and retaining walls.
To describe the full range of outdoor living and recreation products it makes, Airframes Alaska is changing its name to Alaska Gear Company.
Local manufacturers extract extraordinary flavors from local resources: trees, the ocean, or wildlife, allowing a wider audience a taste of Alaska.
Outdoor apparel brand Alpine Fit satisfied the standards for climate neutral manufacturing and pledges 1 percent of sales to a network of environmental nonprofits.
Just about any conference, convention, conclave, or convocation is littered with swag, but that doesn’t mean swag has to become litter. Attention to sustainability by event hosts and swag producers ensures that party favors won’t reflect poorly on the entities whose names are stamped on them.
A vegetable farm in Sitka and a packaged meal manufacturer from the Lower 48 that is expanding to Alaska are the prize winners at the 6th annual Sitka Food Business Innovation Contest.