Posted by Dan Barry on



We all hear about how we should be helping the planet more. We hear the phrase “REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE” so often, you probably only had to read that first word to know the next two that came after it. But let’s introduce a new word to that. REPAIR. It goes nicely don’t you think? You may think, “But I’m not handy, or a craftsperson, so how am I supposed to repair?” Here are 3 easy ways to repair items and keep them out of landfills.


  1. Patches

Patches are in -- and the perfect way to give your items a new look! Use them to cover holes, fraying, and

stains, or just to spice up your wardrobe. They are adorable on jackets, jeans, and well, just about



  1. Alter

Alter doesn’t have to mean sewing. It is as easy as just grabbing some scissors. Got some old

jeans? Turning them into shorts is a crowd favorite upcycle. You can do so much more than shorten. Cutting them into cute ankle hugger jeans is a staple, and your can even cut them into capris!


  1. Plastic Bags

Totes are an easy way to eliminate the use of plastic bags. But what do you do with the

inevitable stragglers that make their way into your cupboards? Cutting the bag in a spiral creates one long string of plastic that can be used to crochet, knit, and make lots of fun crafts.


Making your Marc doesn’t have to be hard. It can even be fun. These projects can all be made into fun crafts for the whole family. People can invite friends to participate. Integrating sustainable practices is crucial to REPAIRING our earth.


Marc Skid is dedicated to making our MARC. For every pair of Blue Underwear sold, $4 is donated to charities working to better our earth. Marc Skid is made from the highest quality Cotton on Earth, Organic Pima; recycled plastics are used in the waist bands. To date, we have kept over 1,460 plastic bottles from the landfill. In addition, we use no GMOS and our product is USDA Organic.


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