Turning Waste into Beautiful Green Jewelry: WoodWear by Andrea Photo Credit: Andrea Gabhart. This is the ultimate in sustainable business: one small business creating a product from the "waste" created by another local business. Andrea Gabhart's father is a small businessman who does custom laser wood cutouts. His business produces a large amount of small scraps of leftover Baltic birch wood. Andrea, being both entrepreneurial and green-minded, saw those scraps and decided to build a business on them -- and WoodWear by Andrea was born. View the entire comment thread.