Toasted Earth

Retykle: Sarah Garner

June 16, 2021 Michelle Cunningham Season 1 Episode 2
Toasted Earth
Retykle: Sarah Garner
Show Notes

In this episode of Toasted Earth, we have Sarah Garner talk about her sustainability efforts in reselling kids’ clothes. Sarah is the founder and CEO of Retykle, an innovative luxury resale e-commerce platform making buying and selling great quality children's wear convenient. It drives a circular economy where parents can buy and resell designer babies, kids, and maternity clothing. 

Listen in to learn the importance of a circular economy that promotes recycling and environmental sustainability. You will also learn the importance of being certifiable as a company to be accountable for sustainability. 

What You Will Learn:

·       [0:57] Sarah on her career in luxury fashion before transitioning to circular fashion.

·       [3:41] The wastefulness and overconsumption caused by constant buying of kid’s clothing.

·       [5:44] How she executed the idea of reselling kid’s clothing by creating an eCommerce experience.

·       [10:36] The process of buying, selling, and reselling kid’s clothing with Retykle.

·       [11:58] How they’re tracking the environmental impact of their circular economy business.

·       [13:09] The impact of cheap fashion and overproduction of inventory on the environment.

·       [16:14] Some other companies that are using the circularity model. 

·       [18:02] Why Retykle chose to sell vs. rent with their model.

·       [21:24] How they’re measuring and incorporating many environmentally friendly practices. 

·       [22:42] The importance of being certifiable to be accountable for sustainability.

·       [24:20] How to be climate neutral certified- accounting for your business operation carbon output. 

·       [26:56] Sarah on Retykle’s future scalability and sustainability plans. 

·       [30:31] How they utilize tech to minimize processing time and touch time. 

·       [32:11] How to contribute to sustainable fashion as opposed to fast fashion. 

·       [35:03] Why we need to be accountable and give back rather than dispose.

Relevant Links:

·       Website: https://retykle.com/ 

·       Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/retykle/ 

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