Each year, millions of tons of rubber fill America's already overcrowded landfills. But one husband and wife team has teamed up to create coasters out of recycled rubber.
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EastCoasters, founded in 2014 by Jason and Kaitlyn Mailot, creates customizable recycled rubber coasters, mats and other products. According to a press release from the brand, if 1% of America's population purchased one set of coasters, this would keep 1.6 million pounds of rubber out of landfills.
The brand features a variety of products including gift baskets, doormats, and pet products.
To date, EastCoasters has upcycled approximately 20 tons of rubber.