Island Conversations #42 — Upcycle Hawaii with Mattie Mae Larson

With Hawaii County no longer recycling plastics, what’s to be done?  Entrepreneur Mattie Mae Larson started Upcycle Hawaii more than a year ago, to take flat (sheet) plastics, such as plastic wrapping materials, and turns that plastic into zipper bags, handbags, jewelry, and more.  We learn about her work in a conversation with host Sherry Bracken.  You may find out more about Mattie Mae and her Go Fund Me efforts at

Air Date:  Nov. 17, 2019