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How H&M, Eileen Fisher, and LuxAnthropy Are Putting an End to Landfill Waste


Former PR and marketing exec Jennifer Mann Hillman and her former costume de-signer and stylist pal Lisa Eisler, cofounders of the site LuxAnthropy, have taken brilliant advantage of the online resale boom—with a philanthropic twist. Simply mail in your preloved Louboutins and other high-end items (home pickup is offered to L.A. residents), and the duo will post them for sale.Then select from among more than 15 partnered charities to donate a percentage of the60 percent you receive from the final sale. LuxAnthropy will, in turn, donate 5 percent of its 40 percent profit. A Gucci bag that model Cheryl Tiegs recently sold for $249 will provide over 40 meals to individuals impacted by serious illness in the Los Angeles area through Project Angel Food.

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