Alyssa Cherry

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Alyssa Cherry of Fillaree

Alyssa Cherry of Fillaree

The Clarion Content Podcast lives for the stories of Durham, North Carolina and our citizens. This renown town has tales to tell. With a little help from our friends, we will find the best of them.*

“We curate your city, Durham.”

This week the Clarion Content talked with Alyssa Cherry of Fillaree, a woman who saw a problem and engineered a solution. An inventor, an entrepreneur, a small business owner, and a mom, hers is a remarkable story.

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Fed up with a lack of options for those who wanted to reduce their waste and quit filling landfills and oceans with plastic, she taught herself how to make soap and set to work perfecting her line of of refillable liquid soaps, cleaners, and skin care, using as many local and organic ingredients as possible.

Fillaree’s mission
To make sustainable healthy soaps and cleaners to promote waste reduction by offering local refill services.

All Fillaree products are free of dyes, synthetic fragrances, preservatives, and other harmful chemicals found in commercial soaps can cleaners. All products are made in small batches and everything is handcrafed with care.

Local soap and household cleaner refilling stations at the South Durham Farmer’s Market and Stone Brothers and Byrd, Durham.


*In this case our friends at Mercury Studio led us to Fillaree.

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