HY-SWAP

Zero Waste of Time: The impact of fast fashion

October 14, 2019

By JULIETTE FRADIN — “I have nothing to wear”; “I need an outfit for that next event”; “I don’t fit in half of my clothes.” If the feeling is familiar, you are not alone; The world consumes about 80 billion of new clothing each year.  This is what we call fast fashion: companies [read more]

From the Editor: Many thanks for the warm welcome!

August 17, 2019

By SOPHIE GORMAN ORIANI — Hello to all you Hyattsville Life & Times (HL&T) readers! I am so happy to have joined the paper as the new associate editor. Thank you very much for the warm welcome you’ve already extended to me. I never thought I would end up covering city council happenings [read more]

HY-Swap adds recycling program, looks to the future

April 4, 2019

By SHOURJYA MOOKERJEE — Spring has come! A new season means a new wardrobe, which can be pricey. But a group of neighborhood parents are — again — here to help. On April 6, community members and new parents will gather in Hyattsville’s municipal building for the Spring 2019 HY-Swap, where [read more]

Moms exchange more than clothes at HY-Swap

April 18, 2018

By MARIA D. JAMES — When the Hyattsville Nurturing Moms group first started the HY-Swap, a community exchange of infant, children’s and maternity clothing, toys and gear, in the fall of 2014, the event was managed by 10 volunteers and served 90 families. Last fall, that number increased to 73 [read more]

Hyattsville Happenings: April 7-9

April 7, 2017

Need plans for the weekend? We’ve got you covered. Hyattsville is a happenin’ place. All Weekend:  Spring Community Yard Sale Weekend: Calling all bargain hunters! The Spring City-wide Yard Sale is scheduled for Friday, April 7 – Sunday, April 9. City residents can participate for as [read more]
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