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James Minola

Seattle, WA, United States

Founder, Grain

Member since May 22, 2007

  • Ty Recyclable Shower Curtain

    Well-being, Industrial Design


    Grain is proud to announce the launch of our first in-house product, the Ty Recyclable Shower Curtain! We're hoping our eco(er) option will finally eliminate the need for vinyl shower curtains.

    A lot of people are aware of the many health and environmental issues associated with vinyl.

    Unlike other shower curtains made of vinyl, Ty will not off-gas in your home. Also unlike vinyl, Ty breathes, making it less likely to grow gross mold and mildew. To clean, use soap and water or even throw Ty in the washing machine and air dry (no dryer please). Ty is stronger than vinyl. Ty will last a very long time and then can be recycled.

    Ty is made of 100% high-density polyethylene (HDPE) #2 plastic. Often used for milk jugs, HDPE is the most commonly recycled plastic and is PVC free!

    Did I mention we make them ourselves in the USA?

    More info on our new eco-curtain is available online by following this link.

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My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design