MEET THE MAKERS
At ZWD Since: the beginning....
From: Reading, PA
About Daniel: Serious nerd, obsessive memorizer and lover of old movies, coffee and music.
I spend my free time....working on ZWD, and try to reduce waste in all aspects of my life. Favorite hobbies include doodling, cooking and thinking of new ideas. I love to vacuum.
Studied at/degree: BFA in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology
Maker's choice: Complex Raglan
Favorite food: Dumplings
Guilty pleasure: Olivia Newton John
Fun fact: I do impressions and accents like a BOSS.
Position: Operations Manager
At ZWD Since: November 2015
From: Brooklyn NY
About Julia: An aspiring vegan in love with cows and all animals, nature, books, and Radiohead. You can always find me squealing at cute animal videos, or spewing facts about why we all have to save this planet.
Studied at: FIT, Fashion Merchandising Management
Maker's choice: Grey Jogger
Favorite Food: I don't pick favorites when it comes to food... but tacos?
Guilty Pleasure: watching gossip girl 🙈
Fun Fact: I can't wink! 😉
Position: ReRoller, specializing in construction + knitting
At ZWD Since: April 2016
About Mia: I thoroughly enjoy working for a kick ass start up that keeps ethical design in the forefront of our business. I'm interested in inclusion, expression, and innovation. Focusing on the positives! Happy to be back in New York.
Studied at: Fashion Design with a knitwear concentration @ FIT/Politecnico di Milano
Maker's Choice: Bowie Raglan
Favorite Food: Sunchokes
Guilty Pleasure: female centric podcasts
Fun fact: the "death watch" beetle spends 15 years of its life in complete darkness, after which it has only 3 weeks to procreate before it dies #yolo
Position: ReRoller, specializing in ZWD Mosaics
At ZWD Since: October 2016
From: Boston, MA
About me in 4 sentences or less: I'm a long time vegan and avid biker living in Brooklyn. I focus on sustainability in all facets of my life and think zero waste is one of the most crucial methods for the future of the industry. I love cooking, yoga, and girlmore girls.
Studied at: Double majored in fashion design and fibers at MassArt
Maker's Choice: long tank black
Favorite Food: coconut yogurt
Guilty Pleasure: vegan and gluten free chocolate chip cookies