Donale Richards is the manager of Off the Block (OTB) Enterprises in Madison, Wisconsin and a 2018 Sustain Dane Live Forward Awardee. In this second part of our conversation, Donale explains his definition of sustainability and his future career aspirations.
Archive for November, 2018
Donale Richards is the manager of Off the Block (OTB) Enterprises in Madison, Wisconsin and a 2018 Sustain Dane Live Forward Awardee. We talked about what his path to OTB looked like, his passion for social entrepreneurship, and his part in creating community.
I met with the co-creators of Rowan Tree Bath Works, Trisha Lundquist and LeeAnn Abrams. We discussed why they chose to use olive oil as their soap’s main ingredient, what local ingredients they use in their products, and why it’s important to read the labels on your beauty products.
I chatted with Kristy Kleist, the owner and designer of Swoon Swimwear. She creates stylish swimsuits in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. We talked about why she avoids outsourcing her production to sweatshops, her favorite suit that she sells, and her plans to continue to operate her business ethically and sustainably.