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The consultant from LaGrange got into the business of selling towels out of recycled plastic bottles.
"What we're trying to do is get people to use less paper towels- less paper products by using our towels, some of our sponges napkins as replacements."
The bottles are broken down and refined into yarn woven into a towel or napkin.
Farris told the WBBM Noon Business hour that she got the idea during the opening days of the COVID-19 pandemic and that her business background allowed her to hit the ground running.
"I was able to get the samples done quite quickly," she added. "We relied a lot on friends and family. We already knew what shows and retailers we wanted to present this to."