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Secondhand doesn’t mean second best…


… it means previously loved! Consider buying items from a secondhand store for a fun and thrifty way to refresh your wardrobe or decorate your home. Items such as electronics, clothing, furniture, can be resold or upcycled, keeping perfectly useful items in good condition out of our landfills. Secondhand stores often sell items in excellent condition, and will generally buy or take them back when you no longer need them.

Organisations such as Goodwill, which helps people with barriers to employment learn kills and find competitive jobs, or the Salvation Army, which raises money for its social and humanitarian programs through its thrift stores, are truly economical places to shop! As they say, one (wo)man’s trash is another (wo)man’s treasure. Here are some tips to help you start shopping.