THE WEAR MOVEMENT

The Wear Movement

What DoES IT MEAN?

A Life Style Choice

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  • The average person has 75lbs (113 garments) in their closet that they don’t wear anymore. 
  • Textile and clothing production and consumption patterns currently contributes 25% of global greenhouse gas emissions. 
  • Co Founded by Connie Ulasewicz & Gail Baugh, The Wear Movement is a brand that signifies a lifestyle that lives lightly on the earth. This lifestyle is focused on attention to careful use of resources, yet loves a sense of discovery and excitement when finding something new to treasure for awhile.

A Conscious Decision

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  • Avoid putting your clothing in the garbage that is headed to landfill.  
  • Allow your clean clothing and textile products to be collected and sorted for repair or embellishment and sold to new consumers, re-entering the marketplace. 
  • All newly sold product will be branded "the Wear Movement" with a visible logo where possible, to signify its re-entry into the market with nearly no additional CO2 emission or water consumption. 



Collection Schedule & Location

OCTOBER: Sweaters, Sweatshirts, & Hoodies and HALLOWEEN Costumes!

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  • What: All your clean sweaters, sweatshirts, & hoodies and clean reusable Halloween costumes.
  • Where: Cesar Chavez Student Union on the San Francisco State University campus.
  • When: Each Wednesday 10:00 - 2:00

NOVEMBER: Rain Gear & Cold Weather Accessories

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  • What: All your clean cold weather gear, such as coats, jackets, rain jackets, hats, scarves, and mittens.
  • Where: Cesar Chavez Student Union on the San Francisco State University campus.
  • When: Each Wednesday 10:00 - 2:00



DECEMBER: Jackets & Coats and PARTY clothes!

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  • What: All your clean jackets, coats, and party/holiday wear.
  • Where: Cesar Chavez Student Union on the San Francisco State University campus.
  • When: Each Wednesday 10:00 - 2:00

Take away site

CESAR CHAVEZ

Pop-up store and collection site in Cesar Chavez Student Center.

WHEN

Each Wednesday 10:00 - 2:00

WHY

So you can take away clothing and continue the WEAR  SHARE  LOVE process. 

How It Works

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WEAR: Enjoy Your Clothing

Funded by a grant from the SF Environment, we want you to think about what you have and watch for the Wear Movement's Targeted Ask to bring in what you're not wearing when we ask for it. We'll be collecting different categories of clean clothing and textile products each month.

SHARE: Switch Up Your Style

Find a good home for the clothes you still love but no longer wear. The Wear Movement specifically collects at locations on the San Francsico State campus, one or two categories at a time, cleanly collecting to easily see what's new. 

LOVE: Love Your New Purchase

Bring in something good, go home with something new. Then, share your new item on Instagram #TheWearMovement ad with your friends. Love the earth (saving water and less CO2) with every purchase from the Wear Movement. Love what is already here an pay it forward.

OPTIONS FOR DISTRBUTION OF A CATEGORY COLLECTED WILL BE :

  1. Collected and sold to new consumers, reentering the market plase immediately.
  2. Collect and sorted for repair or embellishment and sold to new consumers, re-entering the market place.
  3. Collected for a specific purpose and curated collection is sold to beneficiary at below market rate.
  4. Collected and distributed for raw material in new products, sold by the pound.

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