Newspaper jacket keeps homeless people warm
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We shamefully admit we're a year late reporting on this one—don't know how we managed to miss it! But given our sister-site trendwatching.com's current focus on generosity, our timing doesn't seem entirely off. ;-) Aiming to make things a fraction easier for homeless people in Canada—who face winter temperatures of as low as -30 degrees Celsius—Canadian ad agency TAXI developed the 15 Below Jacket, a garment that owes its insulating properties to old newspapers. Distributed to the homeless by the Salvation Army, the jacket's durable, waterproof and wind-resistant case has internal pockets in the sleeves, body and hood for its…
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