Every year, 250 million inner tubes from tires are tossed into landfills. It’s an environmental problem, but it’s also a business opportunity.
America’s highways are filled with trucks that ride on tires, and when those wheels of rubber must be replaced, their inner tubes often end up in the trash. That seemed a shame to Angela Greene.
“I stumbled upon a backpack that I really liked. It was made of inner tubes, and we just became very interested in inner tubes, because they’re very pretty.”