Secondhand Challenge: No Buying New Stuff for an Entire Year
If you think you're obsessive about recycling, be it to save the planet or your wallet, think again. Time reports on a family that only bought gently used items for a year. Could you rise to this challenge?
"A family from Alberta, Canada, has nearly completed a year-long experiment in which everything they buy--with a few exceptions for things like food and hygiene--must be previously owned.
Jessica Gabriel, the family matriarch who blogs about their challenge at Nothing New, Nothing Wasted, recently talked to the Globe and Mail about some of the resources her family found most helpful in getting by without buying new..."