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This Startup Sells Swimsuits Made From Recycled Fabric


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Summersalt has only been in business for a year, but it’s already making a name for itself in the sustainability space. The company promises affordable designer swimsuits made from recycled materials — and it just secured $6 million in funding to expand operations.

Summersalt is based in St. Louis, but it sells swimsuits directly to customers through its online website and partnerships with Madewell and J. Crew. The collection of swimwear ranges in price from $45-$50 for individual bikini tops and bottoms to $95 for a one-piece. But no matter the cut or cost, all items are made from recycled textiles and packaged in reusable bags.