How Thrifting Helps the Environment

Thrift shopping isn’t only a way to save money, it helps the environment too! It is good for the environment in many ways. Here are some examples: 

  • It keeps clothes and other goods out of landfills
  • Lowers the demand for new goods which reduces carbon emissions
  • Reduces carbon and chemical pollution
  • Lowers water consumption
  • Reduces water pollution 
  • Reduces pesticides used in cotton cultivation 
  • Reduces carbon emission from shipping products
  • Many thrift shops support local charities- some of which are environmental causes

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