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Green Sports Pod - Green Sports Blog EPISODE 3, 23rd April 2020
Melissa Kalicin- Green-Sports Startup Oceanum Vela, Rescues Sailboat Sails from Landfill, Turns Them Into Handbags
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Melissa Kalicin- Green-Sports Startup Oceanum Vela, Rescues Sailboat Sails from Landfill, Turns Them Into Handbags

Melissa Kalicin combined two lifelong passions — for sailing and the environment — with an adventurous entrepreneurial spirit to launch Oceanum Vela. The startup, which Kalicin runs from her houseboat in Kittery, ME, takes used sails from iconic racing boats that were destined for the landfill and repurposes them into handbags and other products.