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Perception’s Canvas 2.0 with REPREVE® Used to Create Auction Artwork Proceeds Benefit Detroit Michigan Youth Center

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Perception® Wide Format Media, a brand of Worthen Industries, Canvas 2.0 polyester/cotton blend fabric made in the USA with 100% recycled polyester was used to create and auction five paintings with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the Sports, Academics, Youth (S.A.Y.) Detroit Play Center. S.A.Y. Detroit Play Center at Lipke Park, offers athletic and academic programs to Detroit's youth.

Using Unifi, Inc’s REPREVE®, a leading recycled fiber brand, this eco-friendly and environmentally sustainable canvas contains a proprietary formula, surpassing industry standards in terms of stretching, imaging performance and consistent quality, from roll to roll. These features yield minimal waste, saving users time and money.

The promotion involved a professional football player employing the fine art of grabbing a football, dipping it in paint and throwing it at PERCEPTION®'s Canvas 2.0. The object was to raise money for charity. The professional football player created five unique paintings, then auctioned them off, with the proceeds going to the Sports, Academics, Youth (S.A.Y.) Detroit Play Center. Perception was proud to be part of the game. It's Canvas 2.0 polyester/cotton blend—made with Repreve® 100% recycled polyester scores big with eco-friendly and environmentally sustainable benefits. “This polyester/cotton blend fabric made with Repreve® 100% recycled polyester is a combination of recycled water bottles and post-industrial polyester waste,” said Jim Tufts, Business Unit Manager. “Canvas 2.0 is a very unique eco-friendly and environmentally sustainable canvas that’s free of formaldehyde, phthalates, VOC, APE and chlorine,” he said.
 

 

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