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What a load of rubbish – Coast Culture – Oregon Coast Today

Who can forget Julie “Fig” Yanko’s trashion made from badminton shuttlecocks, drapery fringe and upcycled sheepskin fleece? • Photo by LeeAnn Neal

The famed event celebrates the art of turning waste materials into wearable “trashion,” showcasing the myriad ways local designers use their imaginations to transform trash into couture.

“We turn the NCRD Auditorium into our version of a New York-style runway show,” said CARTM Executive Director Karen Reddick-Yurka. “The amount of creativity on our local runway blows any New York designer out of the waste stream.”

For tickets and more information, call 503-368-7764.

via What a load of rubbish – Coast Culture – Oregon Coast Today.

CARTM Opens The Refindery! – CARTM

The Refindery at CARTM has a new entry!

“Building things from scrap and used materials is a whole different process than purchasing new hardware and dimensional lumber,” said Hamilton. “The people from our community who built The Refindery are flexible, creative, team players who saw the vision and made it real.”

CARTM and The Refindery are now open memorial day through labor day: Thursday – Monday, 10 am – 4 pm, labor day through memorial day: Thursday – Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm, closed days: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Fourth of July and are located at 34995 Necarney City Road in Manzanita. CARTM offers a unique trio of services: recycling (over 40 items for free), transfer station (trash) and resale store—The Refindery. CARTM is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported by donations from the community. – See more at: http://www.cartm.org/cartm-opens-the-refindery-store/#sthash.nN1fLW15.dpuf

via CARTM Opens The Refindery! – CARTM.

CARTM prepares for second annual Trashion Show & Upcycle Party – Tillamook Headlight-Herald: News

CARTM has one of the best ever reuse design contest party. The Trashion Show and Upcycle Party brings the entire community out every year. This is serious fun.

“Trashionista” Julie ‘Fig’ Yanko

“Trashionista” Julie ‘Fig’ Yanko models her evening wear made from foam packing material and bubble wrap. Two workshops are scheduled to assist community members with the making of “trashion” for the TSUP event on Oct. 12.

Re-think fall fashion…think Trashion! CARTM’s beloved Trashion Show & Upcycle Party (TSUP) event is right around the corner, so it is time once again to get out the sewing machines and create some “hot couture.” The second annual show, which will take place on Saturday, Oct. 12, 7 p.m. at the NCRD auditorium in Nehalem, is seeking participants who want to sew, strut or be part of the audience for this unique happening.

CARTM Trashion Show

via CARTM prepares for second annual Trashion Show & Upcycle Party – Tillamook Headlight-Herald: News.

CARTM adds a “Re-Think” Raffle to its fundraising mix – North Coast Citizen: News

As our community recycles more and throws away less, CARTM’s board of directors is continually looking for new ways to raise money to offset loss of trash revenue. Creative fundraisers are one of the ways the board keeps the dynamic spirit and CARTM’s zero waste message sparking in the community while the work goes on at the main facility.

1st prize is an electric golf cart

The latest fundraiser is a “Re-Think” Raffle currently underway at CARTM, featuring three eco-friendly prizes: First Prize: an all-electric golf cart (now street legal in Manzanita) valued at $1500, Second Prize: a full-share from Re-Evolution Gardens Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), valued at $800, and Third Prize: a home composter valued at $45. The odds are great as only 450 tickets will be sold and can be purchased at CARTM for $15 each or three for $40. The drawing will be held at the final fundraising event for the year—The Trashion Show & Upcycle Party on Saturday, October 13, 2012 in Nehalem.

“With the rise in popularity of the golf-cart as an eco-transportation solution in Manzanita, we’re happy to be a part of that trend,” said Jan Hamilton, CARTM’s Executive Director. “Imagine six hours of driving on a single charge—that’s a lot of trips to the post office, grocery store, library and other local errands.”

“We’ve dubbed this great little vehicle the “eco-cart,” which comes equipped with a full cover making it usable year-round,” said Hamilton. “For those who don’t live in Manzanita, we’re also offering a full-share CSA which also fits nicely with our zero waste mission. Buying organic and local is the way to go with produce!”

Save the October 13 date for the popular Trashion Show aspect of the famed Trash Bash. The show will be held in the NCRD auditorium complete with runway and featuring 24 models sporting fabulous fashions created with recycled materials. Tickets go on sale September 10 for the event which includes an Upcycle Party where guests will be able to mingle with the models, enjoy tasty foods and beverages, music and, as typical with all CARTM events, be treated to some surprises.

For more information about the “Re-think” raffle or the Trashion Show & Upcycle party call 503-368-7764.

via CARTM adds a “Re-Think” Raffle to its fundraising mix – North Coast Citizen: News.