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Ditto PET Clothing Hangers

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Entry Description

Ditto plastic hangers are made of 100% polyethylene terephthalate (PET), which is the plastic commonly used to produce water bottles. The innovative design features a single material construction, eliminating wire hooks and other materials that typically make recycling hangers prohibitive. PET is the most highly recycled of all plastics and is easily processed by end-users, recyclers and intermediaries.

GreenHeart Global Corporation conceives, designs, manufactures, and markets products to meet the growing demand for goods that are less harmful to the environment. We focus on existing products and/or systems and redesign them so that they are compatible with the increasing emphasis for ?green? compliance. Our highly-designed products incorporate recycled, recyclable, rapidly renewable and/or bio-based materials, and replace toxic and non-sustainable materials with organic or natural alternatives, including inks, dyes, and adhesives.

Bio

Gary Barker ? Founder/CEO - Gary is founder of GreenHeart Global and its creative design force. Gary?s considerable experience in industrial and graphic design projects include award winning design projects for Samsung and Sprint; multimedia work for National Geographic Society and Starbucks; industrial design work for Umbra, Ltd and the Lam Lee Group; illustrated books for Harry N. Abrams; and educational and design work for the California College of the Arts, The Academy of Arts University in San Francisco, UC Berkeley, Brown University, and UC San Francisco.
Gary has lectured at colleges and conferences across the country on his work, on green design and manufacturing and on advocacy issues. He was awarded an Artist Fellowship from the Massachusetts Council on the Arts and Humanities for his 3-dimensional work.
Gary served as National Advocacy Chair for the Graphic Artists Guild, was a director on the Guild?s National Executive Board and was on the Board of Directors for ICON4, the International Illustration Conference. He is presently on the MFA Review Board for the School of Computer Arts New Media at the Academy of Arts University in San Francisco and is involved in other philanthropic organizations.

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