• How Tom's of Maine's founder created a fast-fashion alternative

    4 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    Tom Chappell's latest challenge: creating a 100% organic, sustainable-wool clothing line.
    When Tom Chappell, the founder of Tom's of Maine, one of the first commercially successful brands of natural toothpaste, finalized the deal to sell his company to Colgate for $20 million in the spring of 2006, he decided to take some time off to explore Wales on foot with one of his sons. They hiked eight to ten hours per day, going from farmhouse to farmhouse.
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