Upcycle Bazaar

King County Makers

The future of our product-driven world is to make new things from the old. The Upcycle Bazaar features the work of our local makers who upcycle materials to keep them in use as long as possible! You’ll also be able to browse upcycled products, make sock puppets with repurposed materials, and learn how small changes can make a huge difference. 


Bring your stuff for Upcycling/Recycling!

In partnership with our makers and Threadcycle, we will be collecting the following items: 

clean textiles, socks, mittens, gloves, climbing rope 

We’ll also provide light repair of clothing items (no tailoring) on a first come, first served basis. We’ll be doing repairs from 10am – 3:30pm. Most repairs take 30min to 1 hour, so plan your visit accordingly. Not all repairs will be able to be made the day of the event.  

Upcycling makers & Activities featured at CHOMP!

CHOMP’S Upcycle Bazaar is about helping network King County Upcyclers to each other to create a larger, more organized, zero waste circular economy in King County. Find these featured makers below, as well as some fun activities to show off your upcycling skills!

Refugee Artisan Iniative

The Refugee Artisan Initiative is a non-profit organization in Seattle to provide training, tools and equipment for immigrant and refugee women with limited income to...
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Come make glove monsters, finger puppets and sock dolls with Seattle ReCreative. Using recycled materials and cast off gloves, mittens and socks you can put...
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Metamorphic Gear

Everything old can be new again. We are always on the lookout for materials we can give a new lease of life to by upcycling...
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SCOOP Marketplace

Scoop Marketplace will be setting up shop at CHOMP! They offer an efficient shopping experience with a variety of package-free groceries in one easily accessible...
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Fix-It Fair

Fix–It Fairs are FREE community-based events. At CHOMP, our sewing fixers will be there to help us to reduce textile waste! Bring your clean clothes for donation.  We’ll also offer simple...
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Eco Collective

Eco Collective is a zero waste store geared towards the sustainable lifestyle. We empower individuals to reduce their waste and live a little lighter on...
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The RepairCycle is a mobile bike trailer and garment mending service. We offer visible clothing repair and teach mini workshops in the greater Seattle area....
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Upcycle Bazaar Sponsors

If you are interested in connecting to others in our circular economy in King County, connect with our sponsors Seattle Made and Threadcycle to learn more.

Upcycling is part of a larger system called the Circular Economy

Learn more about the circular economy below and how we can think of the many different ways to cycle materials in our economy (interactive map below)

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