Welcome to the first episode of the Good For Michigan Podcast! In this episode, you'll find a program overview, a few updates/announcements from the month of February, and an interview with the Founder of Public Thread, Janay Brower.
Public Thread is an innovative community-based upcycling company in Grand Rapids Michigan. They specialize in textiles and the small-batch production of goods. Through creative partnerships with numerous industries such as automotive, fashion, and furniture manufacturers, they are able to recycle and repurpose materials in a way that saves thousands of pounds of material from landfills each year. Additionally, they are committed to honoring the contributions and creativity of their employees, and living wages are a tenet of their business model.