circular economy

Analysis Interview: How The RealReal Leverages Circular Luxury Apparel For A Sustainable Future

Ahead of his appearance at Shoptalk, The RealReal's head of omni-channel, Michael Groffenberger, caught up with PSFK to share his insights on the future of luxury consignment, as well as how consumers are increasingly turning to more sustainable, economic and eco-friendly options

Home IKEA Rental Program Heightens Sustainability And Convenience

The company is pursuing its eco-friendly and affordability goals with a trial rental service in Switzerland, letting customers return used furniture to be refurbished and leased

Delivery & Logistics Sustainable Grocery Startup Offers Same-Day No-Package Delivery

The Wally Shop delivers farm-fresh groceries from local partners via bike courier in reusable packaging that it will pick up from shoppers upon their next order

Fashion & Apparel Nordstrom Trunk Club Helps Advise Customers On Proper Garment Care

Trunk Club is increasing the value of its service by adding consumer education on how to extend the lifetime of garments with its Caring for Clothing, part of Nordstrom's greater effort to reflect consumer interest in sustainability and quality over quantity

Brand Activation & Immersion PSFK Spotlight From Facebook's 2019 Trends Report: Circular Economy

Eco-conscious brands are incorporating recycled materials into new goods to reduce their environmental impact, while shoppers are buying products from sellers who reflect their values

Packaging & Product Engagement Consumers Can Earn Credit At Reformation By Upcycling Their Used Clothes

Conscious apparel retailer Reformation partnered with Thredup to launch a loyalty program that incentivizes consigning clothing by offering consumers store credit for their used wares

Retail The Latest In Our Retail Innovation Tracker: Ecommerce Leads The Way Across Cross-Industry Innovation

Analysis from PSFK’s Retail Innovation Tracker shows how innovative brands in ecommerce, grocery and sport/fitness-lifestyle (and more) are perceived

Post Purchase Service & Support Bedding Subscription Gives Customers New Sheets While Recycling Used Ones

Coyuchi's sustainable subscription services let customers rent sheets for a period of time, replacing them as needed and restoring the old sheets to be resold

Consumer Goods Service Lets Users Donate Their Used Clothes In Exchange For Vouchers

ReGAIN is adding more incentive to donating clothing to those in need, offering users vouchers for everything from major apparel brands to travel sites in exchange for used goods

Fashion & Apparel The North Face Will Repair And Resell Used Clothes At A Discount

The outdoor clothing brand launched an online store for refurbished clothing in bid to help the environment and attract bargain shoppers

Cafe & Restaurant Sustainable Bistro Shows How Design Can Reduce Food Waste

The NYC pop-up curated by Finnish designers educated visitors on the possibility of design and food production that conserves and reuses resources while still offering delectable meals

Design This Company 'Fishes' For Plastic And Turns It Into Office Furniture

Plastic Whale brings tourists to fish plastic out of Amsterdam's canals, then recycles it into furniture

Work How Businesses Can Use The Power Of Scale To Reduce Waste And Promote New Talent

Large businesses can fast-track entrepreneurial acceleration and improve operational practices to benefit communities and the environment

Advertising 5 Winning Strategies In Sustainable Packaging

From making products smaller to investing in flexible packets that easily separate for recycling, here are five sustainable packaging strategies