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Hi there eco-conscious friends! Shop here: http://tubeheaven.etsy.com/

You've landed at Tube Heaven, where bike tubes go when they die...
Here at Tube Heaven, I reincarnate bicycle tubes into awesome accessories for you or your loved ones.
Recycling, reusing and sewing are three things I love. Who am I?
I am a mom of three and artist with a degree in physics living in Philadelphia. My family and I live in a small rowhouse in the city. We reduce, reuse and recycle as much as possible. My husband manages a bicycle shop, and he is the source of all of the blown tubes I sew with!
We used to have a Surly Big Dummy as our family bike, but we are having a Haley Trike custom built for us currently. It should be done in October!!
As a work-at-home mom, I love using natural and…

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  • Female
  • Joined January 15, 2011

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recycled bicycle tubes, rubber, cordura, thread, needles

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About

Hi there eco-conscious friends! Shop here: http://tubeheaven.etsy.com/

You've landed at Tube Heaven, where bike tubes go when they die...
Here at Tube Heaven, I reincarnate bicycle tubes into awesome accessories for you or your loved ones.
Recycling, reusing and sewing are three things I love. Who am I?
I am a mom of three and artist with a degree in physics living in Philadelphia. My family and I live in a small rowhouse in the city. We reduce, reuse and recycle as much as possible. My husband manages a bicycle shop, and he is the source of all of the blown tubes I sew with!
We used to have a Surly Big Dummy as our family bike, but we are having a Haley Trike custom built for us currently. It should be done in October!!
As a work-at-home mom, I love using natural and eco-friendly laundry soap, dish soap, cleaning products, pet care items, etc. I am always looking for ways to live sustainably and raise our family green.
I also run the Etsy shop Rebourne, where I sew wool and cotton (much of which is recycled, upcycled, or dead stock), into eco-friendly baby and family gear:
http://www.rebourne.etsy.com/

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