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Polina Groman
Polina Groman is CEO of Brooklyn-based SpinGreen, a socially responsible textile recycling company operating in the New York metropolitan area. Through a vast network of company-owned collection bins at partnering locations, SpinGreen collects textiles, which it either donates to the needy or sells to be recycled for commercial use. For more information, visit

Entries by Polina Groman

Remove, Donate, Swap, Sell... and Repeat

(0) Comments | Posted July 30, 2014 | 11:20 AM

At first, this may sound like an odd instruction, but think of this as a new mantra for spring cleaning your closets.

Pockets empty from buying new clothes? Closets full of last season's fashion? What was a sartorially good idea last spring now, after a mere 20 wears, turning...

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Closet Hacks: How to Know When It's Time to Donate Your Clothes

(0) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 5:33 PM

If you're like most apartment dwellers, which have minimal storage space, summer means it's time to switch out winter clothes for summer clothes in your closet and dresser. This also means discovering all the poor decisions you once made shopping for clothes or that some of them no longer fit...

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Recycling Textiles Quenches Droughts, Prevents Wildfire...and Makes for Better Guacamole

(1) Comments | Posted May 30, 2014 | 1:50 PM

A couple weeks ago, I was in the grocery store picking up ingredients for my world famous guacamole; however, when I went to grab some limes, an essential component that adds a certain acidity and freshness, much to my chagrin, there were none. Disappointed, I grabbed some lime juice (the...

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