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  1. How dirty is your closet?


    January 10, 2020 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Polarn O. Pyret has been partnering with online thrift store thredUP since 2010 in an effort to promote sustainable fashion. Many of our customers sell their kids’ gently worn PO.P clothing on thredUP – some of it already having been worn by 3 children! PO.P & thredUP are working together to fight the throw away economy for apparel. Want a thredUP bag to recycle your gently worn clothing and shoes as well as your kids’ stuff and get credit back to shop with Polarn O. Pyret? Just email us at and we will be happy to send you out a couple bags. It’s an easy and sustainable way to clean out your closets! Please note that thredUP accepts almost any brand. We here at …
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  2. Upcycling!


    May 4, 2017 by Polarn O. Pyret

    Taking good care of our clothes is one of the best things we can all do for the environment. Always follow the washing instructions, mend whatever can be repaired and pass any garment a child has outgrown on to a new owner. You can also transform any worn-out garment into something new, which is called upcycling or creative reuse. A top can be upcycled into a gym bag and mittens into sweatbands. Just use your imagination. GYM BAG FROM A TANK TOP An old top can be upcycled into a really great gym bag. Why not personalize your gym bag with fun cords and appliqué details? YOU NEED: – Sewing machine – Thread – Scissors – Seam Stripper – T-shirt – Cord THIS IS WHAT …
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  3. Clean Out and ThredUp


    July 25, 2013 by PO.P Press

    Have you been surprised by one of thredUp‘s bags in your recent order or been presented one by one of our sales associates? We hope you’ve had a chance to take advantage of this online consignment service that allows you to resell your gently used (or almost new clothing) to other families around the country and receive a Polarn O. Pyret customer credit in return. If you haven’t, we hope you’ll give it a try. It’s a great way to keep your kids outgrown, but still wearable, clothes playing and having fun.

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    Fill up the bag with freshly-washed, name-brand clothing with no signs of wear or tear. (This is important for maximizing what credit you receive.) All the information on what they take and what it’s worth can be found on the thredUp Standards page.