CT business makes furniture from cardboard

A business that makes furniture in Milford and ships it from Bridgeport has found an innovative use for cardboard. What goes out the back door

Zach Rotholz first brainstormed his Chairigami idea four

Zach Rotholz first brainstormed his Chairigami idea four years ago as part of his senior mechanical engineering project. (August 31, 2015 4:52 PM)

A business that makes furniture in Milford and ships it from Bridgeport has found an innovative use for cardboard.

What goes out the back door as recyclable trash at Go Greenly Frozen Yogurt in New Haven comes in the front door across the street at Chairigami as fresh building material for furniture.

Zach Rotholz calls his New Haven storefront his cardboard lab. The business owner, environmentalist...

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