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  1. Pet Product News: Dog Marketplace for the Greater Good

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    March 26, 2015

    Because eco-friendly products are unique, Cici Kelling, co-owner of Big Shrimpy in Seattle, agrees that customer education is important. “Products that have greater recycled content or that are well constructed often cost a bit more, so selling them requires having people on the floor who can explain the additional benefits that the end user or the […]

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  2. Recycled & Recyclable Big Shrimpy Nest Noted in Martha Stewart Living

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    March 11, 2011

    In an article titled “Green Creatures”, Martha Stewart Living describes how using pet products made from recycled materials is a good way to help cats and dogs shrink their carbon paw print. The magazine suggests nestling your dog in Big Shrimpy’s Nest Bed, noting that it is made with recycled (and recyclable) filling.

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  3. Big Shrimpy Voted Best Bed for Large Breeds

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    September 17, 2010

    Readers of Doggie Aficionado voted the Big Shrimpy Original Bed as the 2010 Best Bed for Large Breeds.

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  4. Pet Product News: Big Shrimpy Launches Recycling Program

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    October 1, 2009

    “We’ve always designed Big Shrimpy products to last, but if an end user, for whatever reason, wants to part with their old Big Shrimpy bed, we want to offer them an environmentally-friendly alternative to the landfill,” said president and co-owner Bruce Kelling.

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  5. Dwell magazine: Dwell Labs

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    June 13, 2007

    “This is a thoughtful choice not just for the recycled fleece filling, but for the sleep-inducing form as well. “

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  6. BioCycle: Increasing Sales of Recycled Content Products

    In the News

    April 13, 2005

    “Using waste from manufacturing clothing to make pet beds, Big Shrimpy finds a market for recycled textiles.”

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  7. Pet Product News: Big Shrimpy Lands Recycling Support

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    November 23, 2003

    Big Shrimpy, a Seattle-based manufacturer of pet beds and blankets, recently linked up with the King County Solid Waste Division’s Link Up program.

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  8. Sustainable Industries Journal: Little Idea Leads to Big Shrimpy

    In the News

    October 3, 2003

    Like many a prospective entrepreneur, Bruce Kelling started with a new product idea.

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  9. Seattle Magazine: Best of 2002

    In the News

    October 13, 2002

    “Best Locally Made Pet Product. By 2002 Cici and Bruce Kelling had diverted approximately 5,000 pounds of fleece remnants away from Seattle landfills and into plush puppy beds.”

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