Alex Husted

Member Since 2021

Alex Husted

Co-Founder

HELPSY

Philadelphia Area

Alex is a founder and co-owner of HELPSY, the largest used clothing collection company in the Northeast US. HELPSY is also the only Certified B Corp in the used clothing business. He works tirelessly to curb the massive amount of textiles that are currently discarded and manage a triple bottom line. He also speaks frequently about what it means to be a B Corp and an environmentally focused business.


SKILLS

  • Design Thinking
  • Sustainability
  • Facilitation

RECENT CONTENT

July 27th, 2022

Why saying 'no' can strengthen a business relationship

Maintaining a professional and positive tone, in your response to a colleague's request, can strengthen your business relationship and build common ground.

June 16th, 2022

Thinking about starting a business?

When you're a small business owner tasked with juggling multiple areas of the company, it can seem intimidating at times because you want your business to be a success in the industry. You can reach short- and long-term goals by focusing on your own personal strengths.

March 14th, 2022

12 ideas to enhance team collaboration and communication skills

Embolden your introverted employees to make their voices heard.

March 3rd, 2022

Get 'unstuck' with these 15 motivation-boosting strategies

Feeling "stuck" can have a negative impact on multiple areas of your business. Thankfully, there are ways to reignite your creative spark.


COMPANY INFO

HELPSY

In the US, more than 85% of discarded clothing goes into the trash when 95% could be reused or recycled. HELPSY is working with all stakeholders to keep clothing out of the trash including towns, businesses, landowners, schools and the fashion industry.


AREA OF FOCUS

  • Sustainability
  • Waste Diversion

INDUSTRY

Social impact & nonprofit