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Verify out this new enterprise bringing sustainable goods to downtown Chelsea


Mar 16, 2023

CHELSEA, MI — Uncover sustainability at this new shop in downtown Chelsea.

Husband and wife, Matt and Megan Trenary, opened Chelsea Outfitters, 105 S. Primary St., on March 1.

“At its heart, my husband and I each share the worth of sustainability in our day-to-day lifestyles,” Megan stated. “We do what we can at property, but we felt like we wanted to take it a step additional and supply sort of like a resource for our neighborhood.”

The shop provides sustainable goods in outside recreation, infant care, hygiene, property goods and clothes. Clients can obtain compostable garbage bags, skin and oral care, razors and household cleaning supplies.

The enterprise is also arranging to ultimately introduce a refill station for laundry and castile soaps.

Chelsea Outfitters is basically an environmentally accountable common retailer, Megan stated. The couple hopes nearby residents will shop at her retailer as opposed to traveling miles away or ordering daily goods on the web.

The retailer also capabilities a absolutely free repair station for prospects to repair clothes and other products. Megan stated she currently has had one particular client come in to repair their favored pair of jeans.

“To me that was the complete mission coming collectively,” she stated. “Even although that wasn’t a sale, it was just sort of like the goal coming to fruition.”

Chelsea Outfitters also sells Noso adhesive patches which are employed to make permanent repairs on synthetic products like coats. The retailer provides a variety of these patches in diverse styles and colors.

“(These patches) are a definitely strong repair for factors that you usually wouldn’t sew with a needle and thread,” Megan stated.

Along with its goods, the couple hopes to support other people understand how to reside a a lot more sustainable life.

“We would like to attempt and supply an outlet for individuals to ask queries and normalize that method without the need of creating it really feel like some radical step in their life,” Megan stated.

Chelsea Outfitters is at the moment nevertheless evolving and deciding what goods it will carry as it learns what prospects want, Megan stated.

So far, downtown Chelsea has been a superior location to begin Chelsea Outfitters, Megan stated, adding the new retailer appears to mesh nicely with other shops in the region like FarmSudz and Agricole Farm Quit.

“I really feel like (the retailer is) a superior match for the neighborhood, but it is also type of filling a gap for just your daily products,” she stated.

The new store’s hours are ten a.m. to five p.m. Tuesday by means of Thursday and ten a.m. to six p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Uncover Chelsea Outfitters on the web, on social media or by telephone at 734-593-9394.

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