Storyteller Erin Valle takes us to Karma Trade, a community closet in Urbana that allows visitors to trade in their wardrobe for unique finds...
Haven’t you heard? Swapping is the new shopping! Or at least that is the mission of Karma Trade, an Urbana-based zero-waste swap service that prevents you from...
Welcome to the iVenture 2020 Showcase! Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we had to pivot online. We still had fun though - check us out!
It takes a lot to make a new item - this includes precious natural resources and hours of human labor.
Clothing swaps reduce textile production, manufacturing and waste.
216,217 Bathtubs of H2O Saved
4,806 Clothing Items Rescued
19,224 lb of CO2 prevented
Mona is our CEO and co-founder. She created this company when she was frustrated trying to sell her old clothes and learned about unsustainable fast fashion practices. Mona loves learning about aerospace engineering as an undergraduate student at UIUC and practicing yoga in her free time.
Jacob is our Retail Operations Manager, he keeps our physical space running smoothly and most likely makes your swaps happen. He is passionate about our planet, our heart's and our livelyhood's doing what he can to improve both.
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