Gili Bags are better for disposing of banners

Gili Bags are better for disposing of banners
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By Randy Wyrick

VAIL — You know those signs and banners you see during events? Have you ever wonder what happens to them?More than 500,000 tons of billboards are printed and disposed of every year.Vail Valley resident Derek Redd has a better idea. He launched Gili Bags.They’re made from discarded billboards, banners and vinyl mesh. So far, he has three styles for sports and outdoor occasions.It’s called upcycling, he said.He launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to produce his Gili Bags.“Gili’s goal is to reduce waste and raise awareness towards a sustainable future,” Redd said.Redd is a ski instructor in the winter …

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