Not buying new

Ariane from Neat Living discovered a site where the members are attempting to not buy anything new for a year:

 http://sfcompact.blogspot.com/

Instead they barter, buy used, or borrow. I can imagine the impact from just this one group on their wallets and the environment.

While I don’t think I could do it at this point in time, I think just asking ourselves the question, “Do I really need to buy this new?” is a great one. With lists like freecycle.org├é┬ it is easier than ever to get things used.

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