Jan 3, 2022
AlgiKnit co-founders share sustainability advice and vision

The WWD interview “Green People: How Sustainable Material Entrepreneurs Move Differently” features Tessa Callaghan, Aleks Gosiewski, and Aaron Nesser, the co-founders of the sustainable materials startup AlgiKnit (SOSV RebelBio 05). The article reports, after four years of developing their kelp-based yarn in Brooklyn, the company has moved operations “to a new innovation hub in North Carolina.” 

The co-founders share their sustainability advice and vision in this Q&A As to why fashion is finally paying more attention to bio-materials, Callaghan says, “Sustainability is no longer a luxury, it is a requirement, and we can see this shift in understanding and direct action taking a foothold within the industry. As a uniquely sustainable and accessible material, AlgiKnit provides novel solutions for one of the world’s largest polluters, allowing them to both meet their climate commitments and continue to deliver the products their customers so loyally rely upon.”