Celebrating Earth Day with Polarn O. Pyret’s Clean Out Via thredUP

Today marks the 40th celebration of Earth Day and it’s my hope that Lucia and Adrian stay interested and invested in one of the most important issues of our time. I do like to believe that our small, everyday steps will contribute to a much larger collective difference.

When it comes to clothing, we always pass on garments to cousins, friends and various organizations – and I love a great upcycle sewing project.  However, the kiddo growth-trajectory always necessitates new clothing and I’ve wanted to look into some sort of barter system for quite some time.  Polarn O. Pyret, a premium children’s wear brand from Sweden recently reached out to me in regards to their partnership with thredUP, an online consignment store.  Participating in their “Clean Out” by sending pre-owned clothes to thredUP in exchange for PO.P credits, provided the perfect family activity in preparation for Earth Day.

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Our small closets are literally exploding and sadly we have a lot of clothing from quality brands that have gone unworn.  The kiddos turned out to be great sorters and bag suffers before we sent our gently worn and new clothes off to find a new home.
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The process is straightforward and simple!

  • First request free thredUp bags from Polarn O. Pyret at thredup@polarnopyretusa.com or look for the big polka-dot bag in your Polarn O. Pyret order.  They will send as many bags as needed free of charge to any US domestic address.
  • Fill the bag (up to 10 pounds!) with freshly-laundered women’s and children’s, good quality, name-brand clothing.  Please check out thredUp’s standards for detailed guidelines.
  • Make sure to register your bag online! Look for the link and detailed registration info on the bag.
  • Bring your filled bag to your local UPS or leave it outside your door for USPS to pick up.  The bag’s prepaid shipping label covers all shipping costs!
  • Accepted clothing will be resold on thredUp, and customers can earn 10-40% of the resale value of accepted clothing as Polarn O. Pyret shopping credits.

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I fell for Polarn O. Pyret’s signature stripes as soon as I set foot in their Tribeca store here in NYC, and I’ll never get enough of my boy in their suspenders!  The children have recently been wearing outfits from Polarn O. Pyret (pictured above) and I can’t say enough great things about their well-structured, comfortable, easy to coordinate pieces. The soft materials are designed to withstand the test of time allowing each piece to be passed down.  I’ve found the non-fussy clothing to be suitable for everyday play and school, and put together enough for special events.  Functional adjustable waistbands and generous sizing allow the clothing to last more than one season.  Many of their pieces are unisex, and I’ve found all of their garments to be incredibly practical.

I love that Polarn O. Pyret doesn’t want to “feed the throw-away culture with a $5 T-shirt” and is committed to environmental and social responsibility.  The shopping credits received back from thredUP will allow us to invest in new PO.P clothes that are designed to be worn and washed with longevity – and passed down or recycled on the second hand market.  My family is happy to be a part of this continuous cycle.

Visit Polarn O. Pyret to learn more about their thredUp partnership.

This post is sponsored by Polarn O. Pyret.  Opinions, as always, are my own.

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Fall Favorites – Mega Giveaway!!

I’m teaming up with some of my favorite bloggers for an exciting mega giveaway.  Our theme focuses on favorite children’s products for fall, and I’m thrilled to have my prizes sponsored by Britax and The Printed Palette again.  In addition, all of my lovely co-hosts are giving-away amazing products.  One lucky winner will receive all of the prizes below!!

Courtney & Julie from The Chirping Moms are former neighbors turned best friends that met at a neighborhood park.  Together they share their parenting adventure, activities for children, crafts, recipes and family travel tips. They love the Swedish Brand  Polarn O. Pyret which offers colorful and playful clothes for children.   They are giving-away $250 to shop Polarn O. Pyret.

Monica from Marino Bambinos.  Hi, that’s me!  My children travel in Britax car seats because I love their their superior safety standards. I’m thrilled to be giving-away another  Britax Pioneer 70 Combination Harness-2-Booster Seat (winner chooses color).  I’m also excited to be giving-away another $100 credit to shop The Printed Palette. I adore their clothing for the entire family.

Pam is the Editor and Publisher of TripleThreatMommy.com, a lifestyle blog showcasing NYC-life with style and grace.  Pam is also the president and founder of Triple Threat Media LLC, a social media, marketing and PR consultancy.  She is giving-away a MadPax Spiketus Rex Whirlpool Half Pack.  MadPax backpacks are fun, edgy and built to last.

Kate from Style Smaller lives in San Francisco with her family.  Her two little girls, Sophie and Maggie inspired the creation of  her blog Style Smaller, which shares fun family adventures and mini style.  Kate has a knack for children’s style, and she is giving-away a current favorite for her girls, Skylar Luna pajamas.  They are incredibly soft, Eco-friendly, and super cozy for fall weather.

Brianne from Stroller in the City was once a fashion showroom owner now turned mom and writer. She lives in New York City with her husband and three children where they enjoy their fast paced city life.  Her blog, Stroller In The City, chronicles city living, kids fashion and adventures in motherhood.  A favorite brand of Brianne’s is brands Funky Legs, as they are a fun addition to any child’s wardrobe. Brianne is giving-away a Funky Legs tutu, leggings, and tights.

Chicago-Area moms Betsy Breuer and Kristin Cheuvront are the owners of the blog,  The Little Style File.  The Little Style File offers styling services for the entire family featuring authentic style of children and mothers.  They also offer personal shopping, product reviews and giveaways.  These stylish ladies are giving-away a  $100 credit to Quirky Threads  a unique and fun clothing line for little girls!

 

 Win It:  One lucky winner will take home all seven products.  To enter, please leave a comment below and then visit the rafflecopter.  This giveaway is open to US only. Good Luck!!!


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I was not compensated for this post and am happy to share giveaways that I think readers will enjoy.  All opinions about my giveaway products are my own. 

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