A Helpsy AMVETS Bin

Helpsy Honors Veterans, Our Partnership with AMVETS New Jersey

Helpsy is proud to partner with AMVETS to assist them in fundraising for their critical mission of supporting our nation's veterans while we are on our mission of keeping clothes out of the trash.
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A Not So Scary Halloween: Helpsy's Guide to A More Sustainable Spooky Season

Why buy new when small actions, like buying secondhand, can make a difference? Might we suggest that shopping secondhand for your Halloween costume is the best way to stand out and stay sustainable.
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Back to School: 10 Tips for a Sustainable Dorm Room

It’s back to school time! If you or a family member is heading to college this fall, there are ways to work in eco-friendly lifestyles even in a communal living environment such as a dorm. With on...
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How Helpsy Works: What Really Happens to Unwanted Clothing?

What really happens to the clothes that are put into a Helpsy® clothing collection bin, left curbside for a municipal partner pickup, or handed over during a clothing drive? It is a misconception ...
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Sustainable Summer Tips for Busy Families

Even busy families can enjoy eco-friendly summer vacations regardless of whether they choose to travel or stay in their own backyard. You can save money and reduce your family's carbon footprint by...
Woman Selecting Secondhand Clothing in Store

Your 8 Step Guide to Make Buying Secondhand a Breeze

It is no secret that more and more people are shopping secondhand these days. People shop secondhand for all kinds of reasons. Some are tired of keeping up with every single trend, others want to ...
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fashion industry

Fast Fashion: The Junk Food of the Fashion Industry

Trendy fast fashion items provide consumers with immediate gratification and high profit margins for the fashion industry, but this comes at a tremendous cost to workers, communities, and the envir...
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6 Steps to a More Sustainable Closet

You are probably aware of the damage the fashion industry has caused the environment over the past 20 years. There is no magic fix, but awareness goes a long way and there are steps you can take t...
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circular fashion

Recycling Clothes: Why You Should Be Doing It & It's Impact

With information at our fingertips, more and more people are becoming educated and making more eco-friendly choices in their everyday lives. By now, most people are aware of the impact recycling it...