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REVERSE MATERIALISM

rewilder reverse materialism

 

rewilder ceo stephanie choi, designer lisa siedlecki, scavenger jenny silbert

 

STEPHANIE CHOI 
Stephanie is a resourceful problem-solver with a passion for zero waste design thinking that stems from her cultural upbringing as a first generation Chinese-American. With experience advising the world’s biggest brands, she applies her background in science, research, marketing, and storytelling to discover – and convince people of – the beauty in trash at Rewilder. 
LISA SIEDLECKI
Lisa is an experienced accessories designer with a demonstrated history of working in the retail industry. She is a sustainability expert with skills in trend analysis, luxury goods, trend forecasting, and accessories production. She received her Bachelor of Science (B.S.) focused in Fashion/Apparel Design from Drexel University.
JENNIFER SILBERT                                                                                          
Jenny is an architect turned sustainable design entrepreneur with a passion for dumpster diving. Prior to founding Rewilder, she developed new materials and fabrication processes for complex architectural projects. As an expert in waste reduction, she brings her knowledge and experience to solving the world’s trash problem through a design lens. She is an avid surfer, sailor, and backpacker.

 

The name Rewilder comes from the wolves of Yellowstone National Park. They grey wolf was reintroduced to the Yellowstone ecosystem in 1995, after being hunted and killed off in the 1930's, sixty years earlier. The presence of these wolves triggered a cascade effect among the plants and animals - rebounding beavers, healthy willow trees, a new and healthy direction for the river and riparian ecosystem, many more songbirds and fish, and effects still to be discovered. Rewilding is returning areas of land to a wild state, re-introducing things back to their natural habitat. We see our job as modern Rewilders - returning trash into the system and creating loops instead of lines, all in an effort to heal our ecosystem. The effects will be felt for years to come.
rewilding wolves of yellowstone national park
Like the wolves of Yellowstone,
We are here to upend the wasteful fashion ecosystem.
Starting a cascade of environmental change. 
Creating a positive feedback loop.
All it takes is a shift in perspective.
Small changes, big impacts.
And we are bringing big names to the table.
It can be done. 
These complex problems don’t need complex solutions. 
Simple, beautiful designs that Reverse the System.
"IN WILDNESS IS THE PRESERVATION OF THE WORLD."
HENRY DAVID THOREAU